Noctes Ambrosian Volume 2

Noctes Ambrosian 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. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ...fling, sir.--Luk at him, Mr Awmrose l Ambrose. Yes, Mr Hogg. Shepherd. I'll match him against a' the Heelans--either in breeks or out 0' them--luk, luk--see him cuttinl MR Nonrn motions to Prcsnnv, who stops playing, and with one bound leaps from the centre of the circular, over the Ivy-Tower to the floor. SHEPHERD and TICKLER, in attempting to imitate the great original, fall on the floor, but recover their feet with considerable alacritg. North (resuming his chair). The Catholic Question is not carried yet, gentlemen. Should it be, let it be ours to defend the Constitution. Shepherd. Speak awa, sir, till I recover my breath. I'm sair blawn. Hear Tickler's bellows. Tickler (stretching his weary length on a sofa). Whew--whew--whew. Eat-it Prcsanv with his Tail. North. Mr Peel seems to have made a hit in the chief character of Sheil's play--" The Apostate." Tickler. Whew-whew--whew. North. I confess I had no expectations of seeing that play PEEL.--BLACKWOOD, S MAGAZINE.--WELLINGTON. 211 revived; still less of such a star as Robert Peel being prevailed upon to accept of such a miserable part. Shepherd. It 'ill no gang doun lang--they'll be hissing him, some day, aff the stage. North. From the commencement of his career have I regarded Robert-Peel with pleasure and with pride; and when it does happen that an old man's heart has warmed towards a young one, it is not easy to chill the kindly glow--it is more diflicult, it would seem, to change sentiments than opinions. Shepherd. I heard twa-three whalps the ither day braggin, "Noo, we'll see Blackwood's Magazine makin a wheel;" but I gied them the lee direck in their teeth, and they were mum. North....show more

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  • Paperback | 166 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 308g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236782089
  • 9781236782083