The Red Book Volume 1

The Red Book Volume 1

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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. 1820 edition. Excerpt: ...win.' " My temper, manners, stomach, strength, Began all four to fail at length. When laughing at my spleenful grief I o'er the street spied Pantagruel; A By winks and shrugs I begg'd relief; i The dog with (fc) malice gayly cruel, " Excuse me, I'm engag'd all day: " He loves a joke, --'tis in his way. " But then that bus'ness, and that letter,"--I " No haste, --to-morrow will do better. " Besides (apart) I ask you whether " 'Tis fit we two be seen together. " My road lies by St Peter's church;"--He laughs, and leaves me in the lurch, m Just at this desperate point outcame n The counsel with a look of flame. " My God, Sir, how you keep us waiting, " A new continuance we're debating 1" He hurried with him into court, I home, in time for the dessert. g Nil sine magno vita laWe dedit. h Ecce Fukiu Aristius occurrit. i Nutans, distorquens oculos, ut me eriperet. H Male lalsus. / Secreto velle loqui te me cum; sed meliori tem- tempore dicam. m Fugit improbus, ac me sub cultro linquit. n venit obvius adveraarius. No, 5; 20 LETTERS. Ths following is one of a budget of letters written by Ben-d-t;a-ke-wa, or " He that shoots flying," a chief of the Lower Creeks-who visited Washingtonon a publ.cV mission about a year ago, with several distinguish.! uffi. era of his tribe. He is known to be one of the most intelligent of the Southern Indians, and to have been profoundly versed in Creek literature. In addition to this, it will be perceived that he possessed an acuteness of observation very uncommon to an inhabitant of the wooils. I had the honour while he remained with us, to share largely in his confidence, and was frequently seen. in my plaid, walking arm in arm with him through the streets. I accompanied him also to most places of publick resort, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236656822
  • 9781236656827