Fanny White and Her Friend Jack Rawlings; A Romance of a Young Lady Thief and a Boy Burglar Including Their Artful Dodges; Their Struggles and Adventures Prisons and Prison-Breakings; Their Ups and Downs and Their Tricks Upon Travellers,

Fanny White and Her Friend Jack Rawlings; A Romance of a Young Lady Thief and a Boy Burglar Including Their Artful Dodges; Their Struggles and Adventures Prisons and Prison-Breakings; Their Ups and Downs and Their Tricks Upon Travellers,

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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. 1865* edition. Excerpt: ...me to go against the law in any way?" " No." "Nor to eommit any erime?" ' " N o--no." "Well, then, it's a bargain." " You agree?" "I do." " Thank you--tha.nk you. You have relieved my mind of a great weight." "' When shall the eeremony take plaee?" " No eeremony is neeessary." " Not neeessary?" " No. It is only the name of wife I require, and that you ean ive me." " ith pleasure." " Thank you ain, a thousand times." In her gmtittit e the fair girl took Phil's hand in hers and pressed it warmly. Phil Davenant, emboldened by this, advaneed nearer. " Let me at least sell the marriage-eontraet on those lips," said he.. In an instant the whole appearanee of his visitor ehanged. Her eyes seemed to ilush fire, as, drawing herself up to her full huight, she replied--"Not 9. step nearer, sir--not a single step, or you shall form a nearer hequhintanee with this!" Ind she took from the bosom (if her dress a sharp-pointed glittering stiletto. Phil started baek. The lady eontinued, more ealmly, " There is no reason why we should not remain good friends, and that will surely be pleasanter; but remember the slightest attempt at familiarity on our art will turn me into your enetfly. You understmi me?" " Perfeetly." " You agree to all my terms?" "I do." " Then for the present, adieu. To-mbrrow I will tell you that I wish you to do first." " Good night, madam." She replied with a stately bend of the head, and left the lpartment. _ Phil threw bins-it into his solitary ean; with amani, bewildered expression upon his faee, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 185.42 x 243.84 x 10.16mm | 317.51g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236835239
  • 9781236835239