The Works of Edward Bulwer Lytton

The Works of Edward Bulwer Lytton

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ... it is intended as an answer to----. But I am so perplexed with business, that----" "Perhaps," said I, "if you will pardon my interrupting you, I can throw your observations together--make your Sibylline leaves into a book. Your lordship will find the matter, and I will not spare the trouble." Lord Dawton was profuse in his thanks; he explained the subject, and left the arrangement wholly to me. He could not presume to dictate. I promised him, if he lent me the necessary books, to finish the pamphlet against the following evening. "And now," said Lord Dawton," "that we have settled this affair, what news from France?" "I wish," sighed Lord Dawton, as we were calculating our forces, "that we could gain over Lord Guloseton." " What, the facetious epicure?" said I. "The same," answered Dawton: " we want him as a dinner-giver; and, besides, he has four votes in the Lower House." "Well," said I, "he is indolent and independent--it is not impossible." " Do you know him?" answered Dawton. " No," said I. ' Dawton sighed, --" And young A----?" said the statesman, after a pause. "Has an expensive mistress, and races. Your lordship might be sure of him were you in power, and sure not to have him while you are out of it." "And B----?" rejoined Dawton. Mangez-vous bien, Monsieur? Oui, et bois encore mieux.-Mom de Porceaugnow. MY pamphlet took prodigiously. The authorship was attributed to one of the ablest members of the Opposition; and though there were many errors in style, and (I not think--then 1 did not, or I should not have written them) many...show more

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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 304g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236938291
  • 9781236938299