A Ready-made Family; Or, The Life And Adventures Of Julian Leep's Cherub

Paperback | July 9, 2012

byJulian Leep

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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. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...to consols, or leasehold, or freehold. Whole annual proceeds to be dispensed as follows, viz.:--First, £300 a year to Colonel for maintenance of establishment.and for support of granddaughter, Mabel; second, maintenance and education of grand-.son, Harry; third, balance of interest to be reinvested each year, and finally paid over with capital to the two grandchildren in equal portions on coming of age, or the whole to the survivor, subject to provisions in case Colonel living on grandchildren attaining majority." Mr. Hubble checked off each point with a nod, and putting the memorandum in his pocket, supposed there was no mistake about it. Antony assured him with much earnestness that it was all perfectly correct j and, sidling up to Mr. Hubble, whispered mysteriously, but earnestly withal, "To-night?" " Certainly," said Mr. Hubble. " Can you accompany me at once?" " Yes, sir. It'd be very inconvenient for me to meet him to-morrow, sir, in the office with this afoot, sir." "No doubt," said Mr. Hubble. "Madam, I wish you good-night." Mrs. Leep returned the compliment, and when again alone took comfort from a private repository, and robing herself in her blankets awaited Tony's return. CHAPTER XII. ME. HUBBLE DROPS A WET BLANKET UPON A DINNER PARTY. Amphigorian Villa was gay once more, but not the Amphigorian grounds. The trees which once upon a time were decked with glittering lamps, the rich groves and dainty arbours, where blue blood once upon a time disported itself, and the famous lawn where aristocracy tripped it gaily in unison with commerce, were all alike hidden in a good black fog, and the guests upon this occasion came sneezing and coughing, for the most part hoarse of voice and boisterous of manner, stamping about the hall and...

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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. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...to consols, or leasehold, or freehold. Whole annual proceeds to be dispensed as follows, viz.:--First, £300 a year to C...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021734206X

ISBN - 13:9780217342063

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