"[...]another, assisting the little plots of a third, and taking part against the husbands with all, I am become an absolute essential in the polite world; the very soul of every fashionable party in town or country. Blandish. The country! Pshaw! Time thrown away. Mrs. Blandish. Time thrown away! As if women of fashion left London, to turn freckled shepherdesses.-No, no; cards, cards and backgammon, are the delights of rural life; and, slightly as you may think of my skill, at the year's end I am no inconsiderable sharer in the pin-money of my society. Blandish. A paltry resource--Gambling is a damned trade, and I have done with it. [...]."
- Paperback | 86 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 4.32mm | 158.76g
- 25 Apr 2015
- United States
- black & white illustrations