The Century Volume 66

The Century Volume 66

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...you heard about the mare? " he said. " What mare P " said Scott. He was still studying the prospects of spavin. "The chestnut one, Isabella," said Carteret. "I got your telegram," said Scott. " It was too bad about Lamppie's collar-bone." " That was the beginning," observed Carteret. " Did he ride her again? " asked Scott. " I never thought Lamppie was that kind of fool." " N 0," Carteret answered. " She has been working with others. They 've had some drag-hounds at Newport-" "Did they furnish sport? " interrupted Scott. "I don't know," said Carteret; "I W115 afraid to go there. But I think Isabella furnished some sport. You see," Mr. Carteret continued, " I was going to NeWP01't just after you left for the West, and then I changed my mind. I got a line from Elizabeth Heminway asking me there to stop with them." _ " You did!" exclaimed Scott. '_' 'hy did n't you go? How is that girl going ta be saved if you refuse to do your duty? H " Have n't you had a letter from her? asked Carteret. H " No," said Scott, wonderingly. " Why? " Have n't you heard? " said Carteret " Heard what P " demanded Scott. "Why, it seems," said Mr. Carteret, slowly, " that I was not the only pel$011 commissioned to look for a lady's hunter. Lamppie was buying a horse for Miss Heminway when you sold him Isabella." Scott's jaw dropped. " I did n't sell him the horse as much as you did," he said. "That is, of course, untrue," replied Mr. Carteret; " but...show more

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  • Paperback | 560 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 29mm | 989g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236985133
  • 9781236985132