Punch Volume 135

Punch Volume 135

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...they will be unable to consult the chart and get their bearings in a-nost bewildering sea of characters. A final tribute of praise is Not only were the arrangements for due to the glories of the renovatec the theft of the jewels made under Lane; and I felt rather a brute for the very nose of the sentry, but the having carried off, on the sleeve anc poor amateur burglar actually stood i tail of my coat, a lot of lovely fresh for quite a long time palsied with paint from the box which the Man fright not more than six feet off a squad of soldiers facing his way, ngement kindly placed at my dis posal. This sort of souvenir-hunting I am certain that the intelligence of a Drury Lane audience is higher than mine: for nobody else seemed to be worried about the plot, which, as I gathered, runs as follows: --The late Lord Alaric YiUicrs gets himself divorced in Switzerland from his first wife, and irithin a year marries Lady. Margaret Constable. Hiq son by this second marriage eventually inherits the Marquisate of Deerminster. It is then shown that the Swiss divorce was invalid in our courts, and that therefore the new Marquis was not born in good British wedlock. He is accordingly ousted from his title. But there is still a chance left of restoring his poor mother's honour. The first wife is known to be.dead; it is merely a question of proving that she died tempted to remind him of another j as Duke of Tadcastcr, Lord Stryne while an officer put them through; was, I now think, a mean return fo their night-drill. It was an extra-i so much luxury both in the spectacle ordinary oversight on their part. i and its setting. Thirdly, I could not understand I was late for The Early Tl'orm why Lord Adnlplnm ViUiers should! which had had some ten days' star...show more

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  • Paperback | 278 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 499g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236810627
  • 9781236810625