Frank Forester And His Friends Volume 2; Or, Woodland Adventures In The Middle States Of North…

Paperback | February 12, 2012

byHenry William Herbert

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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. 1849 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X. A PALAVER. Three weeks had passed instead of a few days, since the arrival of Fred Heneage at the Shooting Box. Yet he had shown no indication of getting tired of the monotony of the Warwick Woodlands. It could not have been the shooting altogether, which attracted him in the first instance, that now detained him; for, although he did occasionally don the shooting jacket, and do his devoir among the quail and woodcock, he more frequently suffered those indefatigable Nimrods, Harry and Frank, to fill the ample bag unaided, while, smitten with an unusual taste for solitary rides, he would back Harry's bay Trojan, and loiter away afternoon and afternoon, day after day, among the lone green lanes that intersect those lovely meads and woodlands. It was, however, a little singular, that though he ever set forth alone, he more than frequently rode homeward in company; and that in which ever direction his horse's head was turned at starting, it was invariably at the "Elms," that ne drew bridle. In one word, Fred Heneage was as fairly caught, as ever was any son of Adam, by a pair of bright eyes, a delicate wit, and a soft heart. "In short," said Frank to Harry, as they came home one night from the Hell-hole swamp with eight-and-thirty couple of Fall cock, and a brace of very tired setters--"in short, it is devilish clear, that within a few weeks more or less, we shall see him dragged, like a bull-dog, before the hymeneal altar. I only wish he could have ' the Duke' to give her away. He has given away a dozen or two of American girls this season, besides all the Britishers." "It is no joke, Frank," said Harry, seriously. "It is, as you say, quite plain that there is a strong mutual liking; and my good old friend is, as plainly, well pleased with it; but ...

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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. 1849 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X. A PALAVER. Three weeks had passed instead of a few days, since the arrival of Fred Heneage at the Shooting Box. Yet ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:58 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217837107

ISBN - 13:9780217837101

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