Tom Racquet And His Three Maiden Aunts; With A Word Or Two About "the Whittleburys." by Charles W. Manby

Tom Racquet And His Three Maiden Aunts; With A Word Or Two About "the Whittleburys."

byCharles W. Manby

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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. 1848 edition. Excerpt: ... racter--a long, bony, dirty-looking fellow. "Two to one," said Mr. Grab, in a jocular way. "Three to one," said Horace, with a sneer, and hobbling forward. Mr. Grab suddenly found himself in the fender, battling with the fire-irons; Horace Chuck, with equal celerity, found himself under the table; and the long bony fellow outside saw so many different ways at once, and beheld so many dancing lights everywhere, that he had the greatest difficulty in finding himself at all. So unexpected and vigorous was Tom's onslaught, that his two first victims were disposed of almost simultaneously; with the individual at the door, however, who was awake to most moves, he had a severe although a short tussle, and he was gone. Horace Chuck got up with two more bruises to brown-paper and vinegar, and vented the first of his temper upon Mr. Grab, to whom he applied all the hard words which came handiest and quickest. Mr. Grab and his man stared at each other, rubbed the damaged parts of their persons, and then departed after their captive, promising that if they did get hold of him again, that they would take care he did not repeat his trick. CHAPTER XXIX. THE RESCUE. Tom, in his rage and hurry, found himself in the lower town, and close to Joan Illfettle's hovel, before he distinctly remembered where he was. He was suddenly hailed by young Ewbank, and he crossed over instantly "If you have the feelings of a man, Ewbank, help me in getting to Tod's Hole," said Tom, his blood boiling with the speed at which he had been running. "I am almost certain the ladies are there, starving for want of food. That rascal Chuck refuses me permission to visit the works; so quick, quick, there will be an officer after me in a minute to prevent me." "How--what--who told...

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Title:Tom Racquet And His Three Maiden Aunts; With A Word Or Two About "the Whittleburys."Format:PaperbackDimensions:110 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217407048

ISBN - 13:9780217407045

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