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Hints on the nature and management of duns. By the Honourable-a younger son ...
Ամբողջությամբ դիտվող - 1845
advantages amount animal applied attention beautiful become bill blessed BOLSTER brother chapter Christmas coat comes consider considerable course deal dear debt delight Detrimental dinner disagreeable door elder brother eldest excuses existence eyes face fact father feel flatter give Governor hand happen head heart honour hope Humbug Injured interest keep kind ladies least leave less letter light live look MANAGEMENT Mary matters means merry method mind MISERY nature never observe once paid perhaps poor present probably proper received reflection reply rich sake Saxe Mundham servant settle shirt single knock Sleep soon suffer supply sure sweet tailor ten-pound-note thee thing thou throw till turn unfortunate victim visiter woman young Younger Son Younger Sons
Էջ 71 - Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.
Էջ 153 - The Desolator desolate! The Victor overthrown The arbiter of others' fate A suppliant for his own! Is it some yet imperial hope, That with such change can calmly cope? Or dread of death alone? To die a prince — or live a slave — Thy choice is most ignobly brave!
Էջ 74 - ... pouting and looking daggers, grievously offended by the absence of her lover, a parcel was brought in by a servant and delivered to the master of the house. He opened it, and to the astonishment of all, out fell a shirt ! Snatching up a little dirty scrap of paper which fell from the garment, the host read out the following exquisite morceau for the edification of the company. " Muster Wilkinson, " Sir. — Has Muster Howard,* owes me eighteen-pence, and has only got this one shirt, -which I...
Էջ 36 - ... boat, further on than his own, where he is disposed of. They are much more numerous than we are. I have not heard of more than about thirty families of Mooteeas, and the Lodahas are not much above two hundred men, but the Bongoos are very numerous, I have heard.
Էջ 74 - ... and, of course, dinnerless. In the middle of dinner at Mr. Wilkinson's that evening, while the guests were discussing the mysterious non-appearance of my hero, and the pretty Charlotte...