Two Bad Brown Eyes (Classic Reprint)

Two Bad Brown Eyes (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Two Bad Brown Eyes Every one walked fast, the fur-coated and those who had no overcoats, alike. It was Christmas Eve, and people were going home. The scripture reader was not going home; but he was always in a hurry. He rarely walked, in the strict interpretation of the word his numerous and varied duties in the parish obliging him to go at a perpetual trot. These daily exercises of his began at dawn and often did not cease till midnight. A thoughtful observer, perambulating the parish of St. Mark's, might have noticed that its scripture reader was as omnipresent as was drunkenness (st. Mark's had a well-deserved, viler reputation than most other parishes). The scripture reader's movements were nu noticed by the people among whom he dwelt, and for whose sake, as well as for their Maker's, he toiled and fought with want and sin and shame, by night and day, year in, year out. 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

Product details

  • Paperback | 322 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17mm | 431g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243315147
  • 9780243315147