Travelling Anecdotes

Travelling Anecdotes

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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. 1786 edition. Excerpt: ...no inconfiderable sum, and that I had deceived a poor ignorant Jew. ' BRUXELLES lrouge, a hotel near the Montaigne de la Cour-the Count scarce allowed himself time to take leave of me-however, his empressement was natural.He promised to acquaint me with the event of the day; and though I had no reason to doubt of the fincerity of his intentions-yet, I confess I was inwardly much mortified, that I could not be present with him on the peculiar interesting occafion.-Pulling out of his pocket some papers, he demanded a Valet de Place; and with a most urgent bewildered look he lest me. The The morning after my arrival, I waited with the greatest impatience for a visit from the Count, to hear the conclusion of his remarkable history-the day was-far advanced, and neither heard from, or saw, any thing of the unfortunate stranger-the difa-ppointment was great, and I could not be reconciled to it-to comeacrofs a man, whose' worldly situation was A so-critical'-to hear from; his own mouth, a na-rra-tion for romantically circumstanced, and, in some measure, to be a party concerned with him in the' completion of the drama; putting these nnique circumstances together, is it not natural to conclude, that a man"'s expect-ations were raised to the great height' that mine were; only for the sake of rendering his disappointment tenfold: more gauling P pestered the whole house with my interrogations-but all could not avail--the Count had not been at the Maison Rouge.. Strolling up the Montaigne de la Cour, with my brain profoundly ruminating on the affairs of this foreigner, Ipresently sound myself at the gates of Prince Charles's-Apalace-where stopping short, I was recollefting the business I had come there upon. p L I believe neither the philosophy of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236610679
  • 9781236610676