Mrs. Brown on Home Rule, by Arthur Sketchley

Mrs. Brown on Home Rule, by Arthur Sketchley

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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. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ... beef-tea this werry day." She says, "He's a-hofficer and an old friend of my 'usban'." Then I says, "It's werry odd as your 'usban' and 'im don't never speak, but sets at table oppersite one another a-glarin' at 'im with rollin' eyes, as I've seen 'im at meals this two days; and as to bein' a hofficer, it's my opinion if he is as it's a sheriff's, and wot's more, I'll go bail he's as much married as you are. I've seen 'is game, as I don't believe ever see you afore you met on board the steamer from 'Obart Town, and then fell in with 'im agin at Horkland, as is a dog 'ole." She says, "Oh 1 dear Mrs. Brown, don't betray me." I says, "Don't betray yourself, nor yet the man as you've swore to 'oner, love, and obey." She busted into tears. I says, "You give me them notes and let me put 'em thro' the port 'ole." "Oh!" she says, "tear 'em up into bits, little bits fust." I says, "Do you take me for a fool;" and she give me three notes as I took and tore to shreds and throwed thro' the port into the sea, cos I knowed the danger of pitchin' a letter out to sea not tore up, as were wot a party did off the Cape, as was blowed back on to the deck and were picked up by the identical lady as didn't ought to 'ave seen it. Cos there was a young feller as 'ad been a-spoonin' 'er all the way from Madeary, as was over forty if a 'our, with both 'air and teeth hartifishul, and a glass eye, as she couldn't 'elp, thro' a poke with a stick. Well, at the Cape there come aboard a yaller-'aired reg'lar perfeshunal beauty, as soon got all the men round 'er like flies on a empty sugar tub; even Brown said as she were a fizzer. Well, this young feller as 'ad been a-spoonin' the glass-heyed...
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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236508475
  • 9781236508478