Trevlyn Hold; Or Squire Trevlyns Heir. in Two Volumes Volume 2

Trevlyn Hold; Or Squire Trevlyns Heir. in Two Volumes Volume 2

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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. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ... knocker on the door almost as large as the door itself, which was particularly narrow and modest. If you wanted to enter, you could either raise this knocker, which would most likely bring forth Mr. King himself in answer; or, ignoring ceremony--for ceremony was not much in fashion in that remote locality---you could turn the handle of the door and walk in of your own accord. As George Ryle did, and admitted himself into the strip of a passage. On the right was the parlour, quite a fashionable room, with a tiger-skin stretched out by way of hearth-rug; on the left was a small apartment fitted up with bottles and pilliboxes, where Mr. King saw his patients. One sat there as George Ryle entered, and the surgeon turned round, as he poured some liquid from what looked like a jelly-glass with a spout, into a half-pint green glass bottle. Now, of all the disagreeable contretemps that could have occurred, to meet that particular patient George felt to be about the worst. Ann Canham had not been more confounded at/the sight of Policeman Dumps's head over the hedge, than George was at Policeman Dumps himself--for it was no other than that troublesome oflicer who sat in the patients' chair, the late afternoon's sun streaming on his head. George's active mind hit on a ready excuse for his own visit. "Is my mother's medicine ready, Mr. King?" "The medicine ready! Why, I sent it three good hours ago!" "Did you? I understood them to say--But there's no harm done; I was coming down this way. What a nice warm afternoon it is!" he exclaimed, throwing himself on a chair as if he would take a little rest. "Have you been having a tooth drawn, Dumps?" "No, sir, but I've...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123648858X
  • 9781236488589