Guzman D'Alfarache

Guzman D'Alfarache

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1707 edition. Excerpt: ...make our Game the surer. He reply'd, he would bring me Good News before twice Twenty four Hours went over my head; with which I was very well satisfied. I then enquir'd into the Disposition of the Chamber, the Strong-Box, the Bags in it, what Marks were upon them, and every Particular both within side and without. The Strong-Box and the Cupboard, which I took a very exact Memorandum of, for the Uses I might have occasion to make of it, promising to give him further Instructions in due time, and when I saw how our Affair went oh. We said no more of it then, but two Days afterwards At;uilera, as he said he would do, brought me the Impression of the two Keys, and told me what Locksmith I should go to have, false ones made by it. I answer'd, 'twas time to set about the Work, and ask'd him what time his Master was generally in his Shop, for most of the Bankers in Italy keep Shops; he reply'd, from Ten to Twelve, and that every body who came to speak with him, were sure to find him at that time: 'Tis enough, said he, do you be sure to find out some Excuse to be there at that time, and hearken what I say to your Master, that you may be able to witness to it, if you are required, I desire no more of you. Things being thus regulated, I immediately went to the Locksmith with the Impressions of my Keys, and found him to be a Man of Business; for upon upon shewing him a Pistole, he prorr.is'd to make me the two Keys I wanted. Thence retu i ning towards my Inn, I saw a Casket for Jewels in a Tradesman's Shop, which I had a mind to buy. That Machine, said ItoSaavedra, will be serviceable to us in our Enterprize. So I bought it, and carry'd it Home. At Ten a Clock next day in the Forenoon I went to the Banker's, where I found Aquihra and Two or Three Gentlemen...
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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236556747
  • 9781236556745