Roundabout Papers and Denis Duval (Classic Reprint) by William Makepeace ThackerayRoundabout Papers and Denis Duval (Classic Reprint) by William Makepeace Thackeray

Roundabout Papers and Denis Duval (Classic Reprint)

byWilliam Makepeace Thackeray

Paperback | December 1, 2018

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Excerpt from Roundabout Papers and Denis Duval

There was a sweet pretty river walk we used to take in the evening and mark the mountains round glooming with a deeper purple; the shades creeping up the golden walls; the river brawlin g, the cattle calling, the maids and chatter boxes round the fountains babbling and bawling; and sev eral times in the course of our sober walks we overtook a lazy slouching boy, or hobbledehoy, with a rusty coat, and trousers not too long, and big feet trailing lazily one after the other, and large lazy hands dawdling from out the tight Sleeves, and in the lazy hands a little book, which my lad held up to his face, and which I dare say so charmed and ravished him, that he was blind to the beautiful sights around him unmindful, I would venture to lay any wager, of the lessons he had to learn for to-morrow; forgetful of mother, waiting supper, and father preparing a scolding; absorbed utterly and entirely in his book.

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Title:Roundabout Papers and Denis Duval (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:436 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.89 inPublished:December 1, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1330974069

ISBN - 13:9781330974063

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