The Life, Adventures, and Many and Great Vicissitudes of Fortune of Simon, Lord Lovat, the Head of the Family of Frasers

The Life, Adventures, and Many and Great Vicissitudes of Fortune of Simon, Lord Lovat, the Head of the Family of Frasers

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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. 1746 edition. Excerpt: ...Constitution, sso that at last he grew lightheaded, and in about four Days after expired; and was buried without any Funeral _ niciousTenets of Pojpery and their arbitra-Man, si.the onlyChild of a Gentleman or _Fortune, and the Beloved of a fair Lady, and indeed his Father and the Lady laid-S 2 r-his, ( 140 ) his Death and ignominious Burial so to Heart, that they did not long survive him. The poor Captain, by the Death of Mr. lVertz, not only lost a Companion, but likewise-the good Cheer which the other used lancholy, and often mtreated Rager 'the Turnkey, to represent his lonesome Situation to the Governor, and beg of him either to let him have a Companion, or else to let him be removed to another Chamber that was more pleasant and agreeable. ss R0ger, to divert him for the present, gave him a Sparrow in a little Cage, which the Captain was very fond of, and learn'd it to fly to his Hat, and to do several little diverting Tricks, that help'd to make the Time pass away as agreeable-as he could; and the Captain regarded this Corn-_ pliment from Rag-er, as an Earnest of his Friendship and good Will to get him favour'd by the principal Officers of' the Bastille, whenever an Opportunity should happen, which he accordingly did, as will be set forth in the Sequel of these Memoirs. At length, on one Sunday Morning, the Captain was ordered-down to Chapel, where he had an Audience of the Governor, who comforted him in the usual Manner Prencz Patience Tranzzzti/ arrez wons. Take Patience, l-e tranquil 5 and told him he would order him into a Chamber where there was good Company. So after the Mass was over, the Captain was condufited into one of the hell; Rqoms' in the B/zstil/ct, whilst two of;-. the ( 14-2 ) 'that the young German had made him the...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236741196
  • 9781236741196