Tit for Tat; A Novel

Tit for Tat; A Novel

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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. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ...morning you may go out with them." " Have you got any list of your customers V " Certainly," said Mr. Rattary. " Just look in that cracked teapot on the chimney, and you will find a bit of paper folded up, which contains the addresses of a few houses where I works. Just hand 'em down, and we'll look over 'em." Tom, with rather a puzzled air, took the packet out of the racked teapot, which consisted chiefly of tradesmen's printed cards; some of them being the printed cards of the ostomers. others having the addresses of the cvr.'.nmeis writta on their backs. See " Notes and Narratives of a City Mission," p. 38. " Scarcely a sweep known to me has escaped this dreadful disease. I remember but one who has not been operated on--some many times, and several have died." See also Appendix. Tom handed them very deferentially to Mr. Rattsw/. Mr. Rattary handed them very df i;i-ntially to Tom Tom turned them oyer; but, in doing so, he uuiurtunately regarded some of them upside down, the fact being tluit neither Mr. Rattary nor Mr. Barman wero able to read a single word of letter or print. "Aye," said Tom, going through this dumb show, "that is very satisfactory." And, folding ihe cards up once more in the piece of paper, put them back on the mantel-shelf. " Sir, I wish you good morning," said Tom, rising. " Is there anything I can do out of doors for you?" " Nothing, sir, T thank you. Ti you will just bring me back a quarter of an ounce of ' bacca.' from the chandler's shop, at threepence an ounce, you will obloege." CHAPTER XXVI. On that "night, about nj.e o'clock, Tom navmg made a circuit of the town, idling a?;.d drinking at most of the public-houses, brought Totty back i.o sleep in his new quarters. He was soon turned down into the cellar, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 249g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236664531
  • 9781236664532