It Is Never Too Late to Mend. the Wandering Heir

It Is Never Too Late to Mend. the Wandering Heir

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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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...you it was, and I had those two boys on my knee, two chubby toads, pulling at my curly hair--Why do I talk of these things? Oh, I remember! it was to show you I am not a man that can be bullied. I am a much better man than I was at eighteen. I won't be married in a black eye if I can help it. But when I am once married, here I stand against all comers, and if you hear them grumble or threaten you, tell them that any Sunday afternoon, when there is nothing better to be done, I'll throw my cap into the ring and fight all the Fieldings that ever were pupped, one down another come on." Then turning quite cool and contemptuous all in a moment, he said, "These are words, and we have work on hand." And even as he spoke, he strode from the room, pattered after by Crawley. At six o'clock Meadows and Susan were walking armin-arm in the garden. Presently they saw a man advancing towards them with his right hand behind him. "Why, it is Will Fielding," cried Susan, "come to thank yon."--"I think not by the look of him," replied Meadows, coolly.. "Susan, will you be so good as to take your hand from that man's arm? I have got a word to say to him." Susan did more than requested, seeing at once that mischief was coming. She clung to William's right arm, and while he ground his teeth with ineffectual rage, for she was strong, as her sex are strong, for half a minute, and to throw her off he must have been much rougher with her than he chose to be, three men came behind unobserved by all but Meadows, and captured him on the old judgment. And Crawley having represented him as a violent man, they literally laid the grasp of the law on him. "But I have got the money to pay it," remonstrated...show more

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  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 281g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236487206
  • 9781236487209