Noctes Ambrosian Volume 1

Noctes Ambrosian Volume 1

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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. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ...half 0' mankind, sir, are slaves a' ower the face 0' the earth. I'm no gaun to blether about the Wast Indian question to a man like you, Mr North, wha kens a' the ins and the cuts 0't, better than ony abolitionist that ever sacrificed the sincerity 0' his soul at the shrine 0' East Indian su r. giickler. Hear--hear--hear.--Encore--" The shrine 0' East Indian sugar!" North. Speaking of the West India question, there is a great dealtoo much impertinence in Mr Coleridge's Six Months' Visit.' An old man like myself may with some difliculty be excused for occasionally drivelling about his rheumatism, all the world knowing his martyrdom; but who can endure this conceited mannikin, apparently because he is the nephew of a bishop, prating, in print, of his bodily infirmities, in a style that might sicken a horse or an apothecary? Tickler. Scotch and English puppies make a striking contrast. The Scotch puppy sports philosophical, and sets to 1 Six Month! Visit to the West Indies. By HENRY Connmnon, anephew of S. T. Coleridge. 186 SCOTCH AND ENGLISH PUPPIES. rights Locke, Smith, Stewart, and Reid. In his minority he is as solemn as a major of two-score--sits at table, even during dinner, with an argumentative face, and in a logical position--and gives out his sentences deliberately, as if he were making a payment in sovereigns. Shepherd. Oh, man, how I do hate sic formal young ohiels--reason, reason, reasoning on things that you maun see whether you will or no, even gin you were to shut your een wi' a' your force, and then cover them wi' a bandage--chiels that are employed frae morning to nicht colleckin facks out 0' books, in that dark, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236782887
  • 9781236782885