Sir Andrew Wylie, Of That Ilk, By The Author Of 'annals Of The Parish'.

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1822 edition. Excerpt: ... this was said, had a cadence of affectation in it, which struck disagreeably on the ear of Mordaunt, and he looked for a moment at the delicate complexion and elegant emaciation of his friend, with a strong feeling of, disappointment and compassion; but his kinder, disposition returned upon him, and he exclaimed, " Heavens! Sandyford, what an altered being!"r'v His Lordship, with a drolling coolness, in the,,. same moment examined Mordaunt curiouslyfrom head to foot, and with burlesque gravity, said, " These muscles are the growth of nocturnal rest,,. that hue is gathered from the morning sun, and that strength from many a stubble field and mile. of hill and dale.--Upon my honour, Mordaunt,,,,. you are the most perfect personification of the, blessings of a country life I have ever seen--ab-t, solutely a rural allegory--Apollo fresh from the flocks of Peneus."--He then paused in his raillery, and taking Mordaunt, with the sincerity of.,,, their old friendship, by the hand, added, " I cannot express how delighted I am to see you, and to see you thus." j.......;; ' u.' "And you thus, Sandyford," replied Mor-a, daunt, recollecting the bright expectations which had once been cherished of his friend. VOL. I. I " I am indeed not surprised that you should be somewhat disconcerted, for I believe that I am a little spectrish: and it is certain that I have been long thought no more," said his Lordship. There was a degree of sensibility in the manner in which the latter part of this sentence was expressed, that vibrated to the generous heart of Mordaunt, and, without answering, he drew the Earl to a seat, and resumed his own chair at the table. " But," said his Lordship gaily, " these thing? must not be thought of in these ways. What...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1822 edition. Excerpt: ... this was said, had a cadence of affectation in it, which struck disagreeably on the ear of Mordaunt, and he lo...

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

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ISBN - 10:0217990266

ISBN - 13:9780217990264

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