Mad Dumaresq; A Novel Volume 2

Mad Dumaresq; A Novel Volume 2

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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. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ... fashion, it is wasting time to answer you. But you admit that your father is justly offended, and I thought that if you wrote a letter of explanation, perhaps----" "I will do nothing of the sort. As I told you before, the amende honorable must come from him. I am not going to write letters to be picked to pieces by that carroty brute, Little, and perhaps answered from his dictation. I'll see my father further first." "Very well, dear. Let us say no more about it then," she replies, with a look of resignation. "He knows the extent of what I have done--there is nothing more to he confessed or revealed; and if he chooses to overlook it, well and good--if not, he may go to the----" "Hush, Adrian!" "So he may, and his confounded son-in-law after him. But not before I have given him a jolly' good kicking, Bell. If I were dying to-morrow, the thought that I'd still got to thrash Little would bring me back from the very brink of the grave." "I quite sympathize with you there, Adrian. But now that 'your father has actually left England, and you are determined to do nothingto make matters straight between you----" "No, I'll be hanged if I will!" interposes Adrian. "----had we not better have a little talk about your affairs, and decide what is best to be done? You will soon be altogether dependent on your readership, you know." "Yes. What a brick you were to get it for me, Bell! I had a thousand pounds, as you've heard, upon my marriage; but I'm afraid the three last months have made a jolly hole in it.' I fancy I have about five hundred left, of which one hundred and fifty belong to...
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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236900189
  • 9781236900180