Farmer Bumpkin's Lawsuit

Farmer Bumpkin's Lawsuit

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...over." "An get back to pigs, aye, Joe? " " Aye, maister." "Nothin like oame, Joe, be there? " said Mr. Bumpkin as he turned away. "No," said Joe; " no, maister, if so be " (and this was spoken to himself) " if so be you got a oame." Then I saw that Joe rejoined his companions, amongst whom a conversation was going on as to the merits of the song. Some said one thing and some another, but all condemned it as a regular toadying to the Parson and the Squire: and as for the Beak, how any man could praise him whose only duty was to punish the common people, ' no one could see. The company were getting very comfortable. The Sergeant had called for another glass of that delectable grog whose very perfume seemed to inspire everyone with goodfellowship, and they all appeared to enjoy the Sergeant's liquor without tasting it. " VVhat do you say to a game of dominoes? " said Harry. "They won't allow em ere," said the Weazel. "Won't they," answered the Moke, " I'll warrant if the Sergeant likes to play there's no landlord'll stop him, ay, Sergeant? " "Well, I believe," said the Sergeant, "as one of the Queen's servants, I have the privilege of playing when I like." " Good," said Harry, "and I'll be a Queen's man too, so out with the shilling, Sergeant." "Wait till the morning," said the Sergeant. " No," said Harry, "I've had enough waiting. I'm on. give me the shilling." The Sergeant said, " Well, let me see, what height are you? " and he stood up beside him. "Ah!...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236897579
  • 9781236897572