Story of the Gadsbys

Paperback | May 5, 2014

byRudyard Kipling

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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. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ... THE WORLD WITHOUT. " Certain people of importance." Scene. -- Smoking-room of the Degchi Club. Time I0.30 P. m. of a stuffy night in the Rains. Four men dispersed in picturesque attitudes and easy-chairs. To these enter Blayne of the Irregular Moguls, in evening dress. Blayne. -- Phew! The Judge ought to be hanged in his own store-godown. Hi, khit- matgar! Poora whiskey-peg, to take the taste out of my mouth. Curtiss -- (Royal Artillery.) That's it, is it ? What the deuce made you dine at the Judge's ? You know his bandobust. Blayne. -- Thought it couldn't be worse than the Club ; but I'll swear he buys ullaged qliuor and doctors it with gin and ink (look- ing round the room.) Is this all of you to-night ? Doone. -- (/. W. D.) Anthony was called out at dinner. Mingle had a pain in his tummy. Curtiss. -- Miggy dies of cholera once a week in the Rains, and gets drunk on chloro- dyne in between. 'Good little chap, though. Any one at the Judge's, Blayne? Blayne. -- Cockley and his memsahib looking awfully white and fagged. 'Female girl -- couldn't catch the name -- on her way to the Hills, under the Cockleys' charge -- the Judge, and Markyn fresh from Simla -- disgustingly fit. Curtiss. -- Good Lord, how truly magnificent ! Was there enough ice ? When I mangled garbage there I got one whole lump -- nearly as big as a walnut. What had Markyn to say for himself? Blayne. -- 'Seems that every one is having a fairly good time up there in spite of the rain. By Jove, that reminds me ! I know I hadn't come across just for the pleasure ofyour society. News! Great news! Mar- kyn told me. Doone. -- Who's dead now ? Blayne. -- No one that I know of; but Gaddy's hooked at...

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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. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ... THE WORLD WITHOUT. " Certain people of importance." Scene. -- Smoking-room of the Degchi Club. Time...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:76 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.18 inPublished:May 5, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217962483

ISBN - 13:9780217962483

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