Tales of college life

Paperback | May 5, 2014

byCuthbert Bede

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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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ... MGER; Or, Mistaken Identity. It's a wise father that knows his own son. Walker's Apothegms. CHAPTER I. THE SICK MAN IN OXFORD. "A RE you ceger this morning, Sir? " asked the Scout. A "Aiger? why, of course I am! Don't I look ccgcr? " answered his master. "Well" "Well? but it is n't well! it's ceger!" "Well--I don't know, Sir," replied the Scout, who (like Truth) was not to be driven from his well; "at least, I did tit know; but, in course, I knows now that you is ceger." "In course you does," replied his master. "So, post the ceger till further notice. And--here, Thomas! tell the cook, if he can't devil kidneys better than this, he'd better give up his profession, and go to the d--, that is to say, diggins." "Yessir! " said the Scout, who would have made the same answer, if his master--or rather, one of his masters, for Mr. Percival Wyldc had but a share in the ownership of the faithful Thomas--had directed him to convey his compliments to the Vice-Chancellor, and would feel obliged by the information whether his maternal relative had yet disposed of her mangle:--"yessir!" Exit Scout, leaving his master solus. Mr. Percival Wylde was seated in his easiest easychair, in his comfortable rooms in the fine old College of St. Boniface, Oxford, over a well-garnished breakfasttable, to which an Apicius, or even an Alderman, might not have disdained to sit down. And Mr. Percival Wylde was making the viands disappear in a way which seemed to demonstrate that Mr. P. W. was in the enjoyment of the rudest health; and this, notwithstanding the fact above alluded to, that, on that very morning, there would be sent in to the proper authorities an "JEger," or document to the effect that Mr. Percival Wylde was prevented attending Chapels, Lectures, and...

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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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ... MGER; Or, Mistaken Identity. It's a wise father that knows his own son. Walker's Apothegms. CHAPTER I. THE SIC...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:May 5, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217508294

ISBN - 13:9780217508292

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