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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. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ..." that I had better draw up the window, or perhaps father you had better not--speak much--the cold fog comes in?" " Thank you for your caution, my son--there is no danger for me--I am more afraid for you--lest in your botanical excursions you should make yourself ill, that you should get cold--have chills--" " Chills!" said the Cornet, laughing, but at the same time blushing, " one would expect to have a fever rather." " I would be your doctor," said the Colonel, " and as I see very decided symptoms of illness, I order ou--" ' y " I most humbly thank you, dear father, but there is as yet no danger--that I assure you--l have however still much--respect for the remedies! " The Colonel was silent. Madam I-I. sighed--Julia winked mischievously at me. The carriage stopped. We had reached home. It was already very late in the evening. During supper the Colonel said to his son, "Now Charles, when were you so fortunate as to find your Linmm borealis?" The Cornet replied, with precipitation, "This very day father," at the same moment he drew from his pocket book a little plant, saying, " this little northern flower, which, except in Sweden and Norway, is only found in Switzerland and on a mountain in America, to know any more than we did, for he often in a playful manner joked about botany and the Linnea borealis, of which words the Cornet stood in most righteous fear, and the conversation on which he always endeavored to interrupt by bringing on the tapis some new subject, --the firstwas the best. Meantime he continued his peregrinations undisturbed, undertook even a little pedestrian tour through the neighbouring country, which lasted...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236827597
  • 9781236827593