Sand and Shingle

Sand and Shingle

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...every time he sits down to satisfy his hunger." Feriwinkleist, this ought to go home to you! Put that pin away! I have spoken about thai pin once already. SPITEFULNESSi Miss Smith has pretty boots, and Mr. Robinson says so; but Miss Brown has not pretty boots. Miss Brown, who has been down at the sea-side some weeks, knows all about the time the tides come in, but she does not tell Miss Smith. Was not that unkind of Miss Brown to treat Miss Smith so, when they are such dear friends and old schoolfellows--all because of what Mr. Robinson said I STBAT PEEBLES. There are some fashions that never change. When they tell you the tide has gone out, don't believe them. If your bootmaker takes a day's excursion to Margate, he is almost sure to return by the last boat. It's a saying in his trade that you should "stick to the last." Some rooms at the seaside are let in couples or three together, and others are best let alone. A Father of a large family told me I had no idea what it was to find twelve growing girls in boots. I should have been rather startled had I met them on the sands in their stockings. MUTE DEVOTION. TotJNO Beginner (sol.). Tliis is getting domed absurd! I've squeezed her hand and all that sort of thing, and talked about man't loneliness, and drifting down the stream of life together, and that sort of thing; I wonder what on earth a fellow's expected to do next? And it never occurred to him that perhaps he had been scarcely sufficiently explicit. UPSIDE Down.--The down on a duck's back. When they open the first horse-flesh restaurant over here, the dining-room is to be called the "Salle a Manger' The John Bull-vard.--The Thames Embankment. Sea-side Views.--That the visitors ought to be fleeced. A Good...show more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236963571
  • 9781236963574