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The Whitby Repository, or Album of Local Literature (Volume 1) (Paperback) Loot Price: R540
Discovery Miles 5 400
The Whitby Repository, or Album of Local Literature (Volume 1) (Paperback): unknownauthor, Books Group

The Whitby Repository, or Album of Local Literature (Volume 1) (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1867. Excerpt: ... THE WHITBY REPOSITORY, OB ALBUM OF LOCAL LITERATURE. New Series. OCTOBER 1st, 1866. Vol. 1.--No. 4. BY THE REV. J. C. ATKINSON, DANBY PARSONAGE. "Now, which of you shall I bait my hook with V I said, as I scrambled up a not very high terrace-wall. There were four or five children upon the grass-covered terrace, or nearer the house to which, as "a friend of the family," I made my approach in such an unceremonious way. Two, at least, of the youngest there were little girls; but my question was addressed to two boys, of about eight and nine years old respectively, who were rather eagerly looking for my arrival. For we were to have a grand day of fishing: at least, after we had had some dinner, we were to spend what remained of the day in a great fishing expedition; and so I said to my little friends in the broad-leaved hats--"Which of you shall I bait my hook with f But they both wished to decline the distinction in favour of their next elder brother Guy; and so it was settled that Guy was to be put upon the great meat hook, and I promised to put him on very carefully, that, after he had been used once, he might still be of some use to try with again.. And then the hook was really brought, and a long and very strong cord, such as they tie the corn and hay on to the waggon with, was passed through the eye at the end of its shank, and made double, to bear the great pull there would doubtless be, when such a hook was duly taken and fixed in the jaws of the taker. And then I went into the house, which seemed differently arranged from what was usual; passing the dining-room with its table duly covered and laid with the bright plate and glass, though I did not remember noticing that room on any former visit. And I passed on through the house, the children all troo...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: unknownauthor • Books Group
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 188
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-39944-2
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-39944-9
Barcode: 9781150399442

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