The History of Mr. John Decastro and His Brother Bat, Commonly Called Old Crab Volume 3

The History of Mr. John Decastro and His Brother Bat, Commonly Called Old Crab Volume 3

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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. 1815 edition. Excerpt: ...when the cook eoultl scarce keep your head out of the porridge pot with the kitfillfill poker, when you dashed at the mutton lhii. and beefdrippiag as hungry as a hound after a day s stag-hunting, when you would seize the meat on the spit before it was half roasted as ravenous as a starved savage, and not content with that sopped the cook in the pen and eat her, clothes and all! - I eat the 009k! ti_s a blazing lie! quoth Cazy, I never ate a-cook in my life, _1, ll take my oath on t l i .-Ah, ye false. young baggage, you eat Mrs. Veal, and Madam F unstall, heanillg her mat, ran out to se what was the mat-te-r, and found nothing left but a piece of her checked apron hanging out of your mouth; wheawill you leav this sad trick of telling lies. you young jad? -- If I did, I--' am-(1234) am-a tmurderer, and deserve to be hanged, quoth Cazy, bursting into tears: upon which Madam Funstall, who stood listening and laughing at her window, tossed up the sash and asked Old-Comical what he wanted? Madam, quoth Old Comical, pulling off his hat to shew his respect at once and his new wig, and bending his body to the earth, I am come to speak a few words to your delicacy, should you but vouchsafe to lend an ear, Madam, sweet Madam Funstall, to the voice of your admirer, slave, and servant. Madam Funstall, well enough adquainted with Old Comical s' oddities, bade him go and sit down in the kitchen, and said she would make an endof her breakfast, and come to him there, and repeated her orders to Cazy to draw him a horn of ale. i I had as lief draw him a horn of poison, muttered Cazy, as she marched...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236649257
  • 9781236649256