The Discard

The Discard : Being the Historical Remnants of a Rough Neck, Translated and Amended from the Original Canadian Vernacular and Done for the first Time Into Collateral English (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Discard: Being the Historical Remnants of a Rough Neck, Translated and Amended From the Original Canadian Vernacular and Done for the first Time Into Collateral English Now. As I had in the theatre seen people pay anywhere from twenty-five cents to five dollars to watch a made-up bunch of repeaters pull 08 a stunt of manufactured imita tion. And as I felt sure I had seen in real life. Sounder hearts. Sillier dubs. Moother scoundrels and meaner villains than ever trod a stage. I concluded that if I could with semi-lucid language exhibit them in a book I could hold the reader for an hour or two without over loading his brain or putting him in a torpor that would necessitate a doctor. Finally. Having been around a few curves and over some settled dumps within living memory. I decided to record a brief and truthful sum mary - with the co-relations and explanations necessary to elucidate and amplify them - oi my patriotic efforts at trying to get in. Chapter II. Obtained by bribery and maintained by fraud. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 284 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15mm | 381g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243276893
  • 9780243276899