Liberal Opinions; Or, the History of Benignus Volume 4

Liberal Opinions; Or, the History of Benignus Volume 4

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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. 1777 edition. Excerpt: ... hand in the pocket of the vanquished, I caught up, with dextrous eagerness, and having taken sufficient revenge for the present, walked contendedly off, and left the lady to the pious office of sinishing her work. Mr. Dodge, who still maintained. his station, I discharged, telling him I had made up the affair without his assistance; and as all this victorious business was done in little more than an hour--for you are to understand, I pique myself upon dispatch--I think I have a right to shake Mr. Sudberry by the hand, (which thus I do most corcordially) and kiss all the rest of his family. CHAP. LXXX. The manner in which Mr. Draper related this story of innocent recrimination--the dignity of the action, the miraculous recovery of the bracelet, and the pleasant ideas he gave us of the taylor, and his lady, put the whole society into so happy a humour, that few things could at that time have increased the general felicity. For my own part, I was the principal figure of still life in the room; for, being so earnest a listener and observer, and the elegant Mr. Draper. leaving no; aothing for me to fay or do, I saE silent and astonished, a mere cypher 06 euriosity and surprize. The footmah now entered, presenting a card, which requiring an answer, Mr. Draper begged permission to withdraw, for five minutes, to his writkig-table, and at the fame time saying the card concerned me likewise, took me out with him; and then, as he got to the door, familiarly said, you'll get us a cup of coffee, Mrs. Sudberry; you know I am a person of dispatch, . and I shall be with you and your good man again, in the melting of ae lump of sugar, so pour away as fast as you will. By this time, my adoration was so extreme for Draper, that it was almost grown on the other..show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236612426
  • 9781236612427