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Mrs. Jones's evening party

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    Edmund Routledge (Author)
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1864 Excerpt: ...Nor yet too lean and lanky: Too much whiskers would not strike, For I'd rather wed a Yankee. Brave and bold, with manly port, Who love with looks can mingle: But send me one of any sort, For I'm tired of living single. Pray excuse me, don't refuse me, Think what ditties I have sung ye: Leap-year fashion, show compassion, Help me to a Beau among ye. »: I'll not boast much of beauty, Yet I'd like a handsome spouse: I'll in all things do my duty, Welcome friends, and keep his house. If grief assail'd, I'd evils banish, Yet not waste his golden store: And should gifts of fortune vanish,' I'd make him rich by loving more. I'm now before ye, don't encore me, Now I've told you all my mind: Spare these flushes, maidens' blushes Cease not, when old friends are kind! Plastic turned over the leaves of the song, when the time came, for the young lady. Perhaps, however, it would have been as well for her peace of mind if somebody else had performed this act of kindness, as when she came to the line,--'You'll think I am a bold one,', she could not refrain from looking point-blank into Plastic's face, whereupon Plastic nodded once or twice, by way of reply to the question: but as his face on the occasion of these movements assumed a most serious aspect, the young lady attributed the nods to the emotion of his throbbing heart, and instantly divining that they were sighs, indicative of the love he bore for her, she became so nervous that she could scarcely get through her part. At its conclusion the song was loudly applauded: and the young lady, on being handed to her seat by her cavalier, was at once asked by Mrs. Armstrong who the author of the song was. 'Oh, you mustn't question me, Mrs. Armstrong,' said Miss Tozer. 'Ma knows all about it. Do...
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  • PDF | 42 pages
  • Edmund Routledge (Author)
  • RareBooksClub.com (16 May 2012)
  • English
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  • Business, Finance Law
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