The Parlour portfolio, or, Post-chaise companion

being a selection of the most amusing and interesting articles and anecdotes that have appeared in the magazines, newspapers, and other daily and periodical journals, from the year 1700, to the present time.
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Printed for Matthew Iley, and sold by G. and W.B. Whittaker, Simpkin and Marshall, and W. Turnbull, Glasgow , London
Wit and humor, Anec
Other titlesPost-chaise companion, Selection of the most amusing and interesting articles and anecdotes that have appeared in the magazines, newspapers, and other daily and periodical journals, from the year 1700, to the present time
ContributionsShackell, William.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
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Open LibraryOL23015545M
OCLC/WorldCa13540646

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'Scourhill's Adventure' is from an amusing book called The Academy, which, for all I know, is the first real boy's school-book ever written. Its companion is The Rector, and together they describe, with no little spirit and reasonableness, a school a hundred years ago, with all the escapades and errors of the boys and all the homilies of the.

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They are memoranda 7/ Past Results - 5th July The Post-Chaise Companion or Travellers Directory through Ireland, to which added a Dictionary or Alphabetical Tables, pub Dublinleather bound (1) The only two volumes published in this series.

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THE COLLECTED GHOST STORIES OF M. JAMES. NEW YORK LONGMANS, GREEN & CO. LONDON: EDWARD ARNOLD & CO. in September of the year that a post-chaise drew up before the door of Aswarby Hall, in the heart of Lincolnshire.

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This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The best parlour (a "drawing-room" was not then known in Lavenham), till a little of the pecuniary pressure was worked down, was left unfurnished at the disposal of "Ann and Jane" to whip their tops in, but the common parlour was as pretty and comfortable as it could be, with a door and a large bay window into the garden, and a sliding panel.

But destiny, in the shape of the Rev. Nasmyth, came between me and Miss Temple: I saw her in her travelling dress step into a post-chaise, shortly after the marriage ceremony; I watched the chaise mount the hill and disappear beyond its brow; and then retired to my own room, and there spent in solitude the greatest part of the half-holiday.

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Jack Sheppard, by William Harrison Ainsworth, free ebook. EPOCH THE FIRST, JONATHAN WILD I. — THE WIDOW AND HER CHILD. On the night of Friday, the 26th of November,and at the hour of eleven, the door of a miserable habitation, situated in an obscure quarter of the Borough of Southwark, known as the Old Mint, was opened; and a man, with a lantern in his hand, appeared at.

The Parlour Travellers through Europe adapted for Elder Pupils in Geography,engraved map with contemp. outline colouring, sectionalised and. The Antiquary, Complete by Sir Walter Scott Part 8 out of homepage; Index of The Antiquary, Complete; Previous part (7) Next part (9) "I am a Catholic, you are aware," said Lord Glenallan, wishing to escape.

The book is in the Wentworth Collection at Cambridge. visit. //end// LOST HEARTS [also here and here] It was, as far as I can ascertain, in September of the year that a post-chaise drew up before the door of Aswarby Hall, in the Heart of Lincolnshire.

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CHAPTER I. On the fourteenth of June,the little town of Sutton, in Warwickshire, was thrown into a state of violent excitement by the news, that the son of the old squire who "used to belong to the old Manor House, was to have his own again", that he had married in foreign parts some grand lady, - a princess at the very least according to some versions, - that the king had written him a.

ANN TAYLOR was young when she penned the above stanza. She little thought that she was writing her epitaph. It was not a short, but a long life that was destined for her; and when at the age of eighty-five she was laid in her grave, they who knew her best, thought no words could be more fitting for a final memorial than those in which she had summed up life as “duty, praise, and prayer”.

The Death of the Moth. Moths that fly by day are not properly to be called moths; they do not excite that pleasant sense of dark autumn nights and ivy-blossom which the commonest yellow-underwing asleep in the shadow of the curtain never fails to rouse in us.

I took a book- some Arabi= an tales; I sat down and endeavoured to read. I could make no sense of the subject; my own thoughts swam always between me and the page I had usually found fascinating.

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I opened the glass-door in the breakfast-room: the shrub= bery was quite still: the black frost reigned, unbroken by sun or breeze, through the grounds. On Sunday morning, the 29th of September, I left the place about five minutes to eleven o'clock - when she left; the doors and windows were quite secure; the kitchen door which opens into the area, was bolted inside; the parlour door was fastened with a wooden bar, a bolt, and a lock - the windows of the shop and parlour were secure - I.

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A Tête-à-Tête With Colonel Fairly. After tea Mrs. Tracy went, and the king sent for Lord Courtown. Fairly was going too, and I was preparing to return upstairs to my toils; but he presently changed his design, and asked leave to stay a little longer, if I was at leisure.

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The Antiquary, though by no means an enemy to good cheer, was a determined foe to all unnecessary expense on a journey; and upon his companion giving a hint concerning a bottle of port wine, he drew a direful picture of the mixture, which, he said, was usually sold under that denomination, and affirming that a little punch was more genuine and.

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