Authentic And Interesting Memoirs Of Miss Ann Sheldon (volume 1-17); (now Mrs. Archer) Written By…

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byAnn Sheldon

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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. 1788. Excerpt: ... mined to apply to Lord Bateman to give me some assistance. I rather conceived that I had some claim upon that nobleman; for though I am ready to acknowledge his former bounty to me, yet still he was the cause of my neglecting those who would have provided for me, and it was in consequence of his promises that I turned my back upon more than one settlement for life. I therefore waited ipon him with Ibme confidence in his justice and former partiality for me; but after receiving me with great apparent satisfaction, and rejoicing that I was still alive--for he had been informed, 33 he said, that 1 had long been dead,--he began to wonder that I who had received so much money from him, mould now present myself to ask for more.--However, said he, I will cali upon you one of these days,--and holding a guinea between his thumb and finger, he added, I might take that if I pleased, but if I was above it, he would return the coin into his pocket. However, I thought that was better than nothing, and took it as the last, of at least five thousand that I had at different times received from him. As for his calling upon me, I well knew that he never intended to do it; and returned home ruminating on the girl's story, the white jack-ass with its long tail,--convinced that there were Lords in this great town who had as few scruples about lying as herself.--.1 now I now too plainly discovered what I ought to have known long before, that my old friends had all abandoned me; and I was therefore obliged to keep body and foul together, and it would scarce do that, by continuing to make the most of my house; and by living upon nothing, being my own servant, scrubbing my own floor, and washing down my own itairs--I did contrive to exist; but even that existence began now to be b...

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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. 1788. Excerpt: ... mined to apply to Lord Bateman to give me some assistance. I rather conceived that I had some claim upon that nobleman; for th...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217722229

ISBN - 13:9780217722223

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