The Goings on of Mrs. Brown at the Tichborne Trial and in Her Own Family. by Mr. Brown

The Goings on of Mrs. Brown at the Tichborne Trial and in Her Own Family. by Mr. Brown

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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. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ... you cry for me; I'm going to Alabammer, My true love for to see." "There "" "Yes, there," says I, turning to the Interviewer, "that's all you'll get out of her." "My friend," says he, "you are evidently young to the business of interviewing, and therefore you do not perceive that these is beautiful remarks having a direct bearin' on the question. As I understands 'em, Mrs. Brown is evidently carried away for a moment by them memories of the sunny South, the land of Sambo and of love, which the word Alabama suggests. She thinks it a pity that its fair fields should ever again be drenched with the gore of war. She lingers for a moment on this beautiful picture of peace, and she would fain stamp it on the hearts and minds of both branches of her Anglo-Saxon kinsmen for ever." "Thaf s it," says my unfort'nit wife; that's just what I was going to say when I was interrupted," she says, casting a fleering look at me. "What do you think of the claims, Mrs. Brown?" says he. "Claims!" she says, "I'm sick and tired of claims. There's old Mrs. Mawkey, because I once sent her a few old clothes when her husband was up after a long illness--which how people can help ketching 'em I don't know, for it's a judgment of Providence through drinking nothing but vitriol from morning to night, as some calls it gin; but how it can be at threepence-ha'penny a quartern their own sense might tell 'em, as the sayin' is." "Is Mawkey pretty well known in England?" says the Interviewer. I could see as he didn't know how to make head nor tail of it, but wouldn't say so. "What's that to do with the claims?" says I. "That's just what I...
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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236976509
  • 9781236976505