Reminiscences Of Henry Angelo (volume 2); With Memoirs Of His Late Father And Friends, Including Numerous Original Anecdotes And Curious Traits Of The by Henry Angelo

Reminiscences Of Henry Angelo (volume 2); With Memoirs Of His Late Father And Friends, Including…

byHenry Angelo

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1830. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... major observed a pretty considerable number collecting about him--some laughed, others looked censoriously. He wondered that a gay uniform should attract such numbers of spectators; but observing that they lookedmore at the windows of the house he was in front of, than at himself, he looked up also; and there, to his dismay, saw every window furnished with girls, in various degrees of dress, and Incledon very busy in introducing him to their observation. A look and a lash of the whip, apprized Charles that he must make a quick retreat, or lose his place in the gig--out he ran, calling upon the major, by name, to stop. He now had to receive some severe reproaches from the major, for exhibiting him in front of such an infamous house. ' Infamous house!" quoth Charles, " why, its Mrs. 's. The P goes there.--the Duke of Y goes there; all the first men in the country go there! Infamous house, do you say? why, it is the most respectable house in London!" Incledon's Shipwreck.--Joe Major used to tell an interesting serio-comic tale regarding Incledon and himself. Charles appropriated a whole year to a professional tour through the principal towns in Great Britain and Ireland, giving an entertainment, which he called ' The Wandering Melodist." Major accompanied him on the pianoforte, and Mrs. Incledon was of the party. In crossing from Holyhead to Dublin, they were overtaken by a storm, and entering Dublin bay in the dark, the packet struck upon a rock, or bank, and soon afterwards sunk. Almost the whole of the passengers--and they were numerous--were drowned; but as the vessel had not sunk in deep water, the crew, and Incledon, availing himself of his former nautical habits, got up the shrouds. He also assisted his wife and friend to mount above the level of the sea, an...

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Title:Reminiscences Of Henry Angelo (volume 2); With Memoirs Of His Late Father And Friends, Including…Format:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.25 inPublished:January 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021785284X

ISBN - 13:9780217852845

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