The Madman of St. James', Tr. from the Germ. of Philip Galen, by T.H

The Madman of St. James', Tr. from the Germ. of Philip Galen, by T.H

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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. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ...know, has brought me news from your father, and wishes to have you as his servant, or if you like it better, as his companion on the journey he is about to undertake. I knew before the gentleman came that you had long since been selected for this appointment--at least, that you were to enter the service of the V iscount of Dunsdale; but as this gentleman is now engaged in some affairs of his lordship's, and it makes very little difference if you go a few months earlier or later, I therefore ask you if you would like to go with him, and will you always be faithful and ready and willing to do all that may be required of you P" "Yes, sir, yes," answered Bob, quickly. "I should like to go very much. What, and am I to go directly P That is just what I should like!" "And on horseback, too," I added; "for we must both of us be mounted." K Hurrah!" cried the boy, jumping for joy. That is just what I have longed for, and Will has often laughed at me about it. That will be glorious! glorious! Yes, yes, sir, I will, indeed, be faithful and obedient, and never forget all your good advice; but I will think of you, and pray for you, just as I always pray for father and the Viscount of Dunsdale." "That is right, my son," replied the good old man; and, as if to bless him, he laid his hand on the boy's head. We then returned to the sitting-room, where the old housekeeper had prepared supper, consisting of milk, eggs, cheese, ham, and fish, and then she heard that I was to be her master's guest for the night. "Here, Will," cried Bob to his brother, placing a whole pile of books before him on the table, "these are all for you; and I don't want anything for them, for I shall not want...show more

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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 304g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236615611
  • 9781236615619