Spendthrifts, and Other Social Photographs (Classic Reprint)

Spendthrifts, and Other Social Photographs (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Spendthrifts, and Other Social Photographs One may surmise that the young man who made so free with a needy father's half-crowns had possessions of some kind of his own to which he himself attached value. Suppose him to be a first-rate cricketer, and that he had won a presentation bat with a long score what would he have said had he seen his father in a gay, thoughtless fit use this precious bat to break coals with? Let us speak resignedly rather than with admiration of that light-heartednessgvhich can make a young man guard jealously a toy 6 rich is his own, and throw to the winds money which belongs to his parents, sisters or friends. Every Spendthrift has in him somewhat of the stuff of a criminal. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 392 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 21mm | 522g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243115180
  • 9780243115181