The Writings of Anthony Trollope; Framley Parsonage Volume 6
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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...we can neither of us take up that bill for 400/. at the moment, we must renew it, and pay him his commission and interest, with all the rest of his perquisites, and pickings, and stealings, --from all which, I can assure you, Tozer does not keep his hands as he should do. To cover this and some other little outstanding trifles, I have filled in a new bill for 500/., making it due 23d of May next. Before that time a certain accident will, I trust, have occurred to your impoverished friend. By-the-bye, I never told you how she went off from Gatherum Castle, the morning after you left us, with the Greshams. Cart-ropes would not hold hei, even though the duke held them; which he did, with all the strength of his ducal hands. She would go to meet some doctor of theirs, and so I was put off for that time; but I think that the matter stands in a good train. " Do not lose a post in sending back the bill accepted, as Tozer may annoy you;--nay, undoubtedly will, if the matter be not in his hand, duly signed by both of us, the day after to-morrow. He is an ungrateful brute; he has lived on me for these eight years, and would not let me off a single squeeze now to save my life. But I am specially anxious to save you from the annoyance and cost of lawyers' letters; and if delayed, it might get into the papers. Put it under cover to me, at No. 7 Duke Street, St. James's. I shall be in town by that time. " Good-bye, old fellow. That was a decent brush we had the other day from Cobbold's Ashes. I wish I could get that brown horse from you. I would not mind going to a hundred and thirty. "Yours ever, " N. Sowerby." When Mark had read it through he looked down on his table to see whether the old bill had fallen from the letter; but no, there was no enclosure, and...
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