The Life Of John Buncle, Esq (volume 1)

Paperback | January 15, 2012

byThomas Amory

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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. 1825. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... favor. 1 had the world before me, and Providence my guide. As to my substance it consisted of a purse of gold, that contained fifty Spanish pistoles, and half a score moidores; and I had one bank note for five hundred pounds, which my dear Miss Noel left me by her will, the morning she sickened; it was all she had of her own to leave to any one. With this I set forward, and in five days time arrived from the Western extremity of Ireland at a village called Ring's-end, that lies on the Bay of Dublin. Three days I rested there, and at the Conniving-House, and then got my horses on board a The Conniving-House, as the gentlemen of Trinity call'd it in my time, and long after; was a little public house, kept by Jack M'Lean, about a quarter of a mile beyond Rings-end, on the top of the beach, within a fev. yards of the sea. Here we used to have the finest fish at all times, and in the season, green peas and all the most excellent vegetables The ale here was always extraordinary, and every thing the best; which, with its delightful situation, rendered it a charming place of a summer's evening. Many a happy evening have I passed in this pretty thatched house with the famous Larrey Grogan who played on the bag-pipes extremely well; dear Jack Lattin, matchless on the fiddle, and the most agreeable of companions; that ever charming young fellow, Jack Wall, the son of counsellor Maurice Wall; the most worthy, the most ingenious, the most engaging of men; ship that was ready to sail, and bound for the land I was born in, I mean Old England. The wind, in the afternoon, seemed good and fair, and we were in hopes of getting to Chester the next day; but at midnight a tempest arose, which held in all the horrors of hurricane, thunder and lightning, for two nights and a day, and ...

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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. 1825. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... favor. 1 had the world before me, and Providence my guide. As to my substance it consisted of a purse of gold, that contained fifty S...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217333257

ISBN - 13:9780217333252

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