A Doctor in Difficulties

A Doctor in Difficulties

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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...me see him! REG. Oh, you shall, I promise you. I shan't forget. Bun. Ha! ha! ha! Champion idiot! I say, Reg, let's have a lark! Let's send him a medal! Exeunt laughing. Enter CRAVEN and SI R GEORGE witlz CRAVI-: N's luggage. CRA. That's all right. Now where's the time-table? Liverpool--Liverpool--here we are! There's a goodstrain at 5.30, I've just time to catch it. Oh, I forgot my sponge bag! No, I didn't--it's in my tall hat, with the collars. And--oh yes, my india-rubber hot water bottle's in my evening coat at the bottom of the portmanteau. I know what I /zave forgotten, though! I've forgotten my mustard leaves in case I get that nasty cold feeling in the middle of the night. Would you mind lending me u hand again? SI R G. With pleasure, my dear friend. (Exeunt wit/z portmanteau.) Euter MRs. CRAVEN and MARIA. MRs. C. We'll see how the colours look by gas light. (Sees luggage.) Why, what can this be? Someone going out of town? Violet will know, (mils) Violet! Exit. MARIA (aside). If it 's that artful old Bunbury up to any of his games--either he stops--or I go with him. Exit. Enter CRAVEN and S1R GEORGE. CRA. (in travelling cap 639%. gathers up his luggage). Well, I think that's everything. I'm much obliged to you, my good friend. Here's half-a-crown for you. (Moves to the door.) ' SIR G. Confound it, sir. I don't want your half-a-crown. CRA. Oh nonsense! I know what they pay you poor devils of clerks. Buy some little tasty thing for the wife with it. Exit CRAVEN. (SIR GEORGE is about to pursue him when enter MRs. CRAVEN, MARIA, and VIOLET.) MRs. C. (to SIR G.) I beg your pardon, sir, but perhaps you can tell me what has...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123676238X
  • 9781236762382