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. 1906 Excerpt: ...quietly at eight o'clock with my grandmother. Horace Walpole. THE POOR SCHOLAR O mice, if you are come after bread, go to another cupboard ...
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. 1906 Excerpt: ...quietly at eight o'clock with my grandmother. Horace Walpole. THE POOR SCHOLAR O mice, if you are come after bread, go to another cupboard (for we live in a tiny cottage) where you will feed daintily on rich cheese and dried raisins, and make an abundant supper off the scraps; but if you sharpen your teeth again on my books and come in with your graceless rioting, you shall howl for it. Ariston (/. W. Mackail's translation). Shal. O, Sir John, do you remember since we lay all night in the windmill in Saint George's field? Fal. No more of that, good Master Shallow, no more of that. Shal. Ha!'twas a merry night. And is Jane Nightwork alive? Fal. She lives, Master Shallow. Shal. She never could away with me. Fal. Never, never; she would always say she could not abide Master Shallow. Shal. By the mass, I could anger her to the heart. She was then a bona-roba. Doth she hold her own well? Fal. Old, old, Master Shallow. Shal. Nay, she must be old; she cannot choose but be old; certain she's old; and had Robin Nightwork by old Nightwork before I came to Clement's Inn. Sil. That's fifty-five year ago. Shal. Ha, cousin Silence, that thou hadst seen that that this knight and I have seen! Ha, Sir John, said I well? Fal. We have heard the chimes at midnight, Master Shallow. Shal. That we have, that we have, that we have; in faith, Sir John, we have: our watch-word was 'Hem boys!" Come, let's to dinner; come, let's to dinner: Jesus, the days that we have seen! Come, come. Shakespeare. in our Alley o o o F all the girls that are so smart, There's none like pretty Sally; She is the darling of my heart, And she lives in our alley. There is no lady in the land Is half so sweet as Sally; She is the darling of my heart, And she lives in our alley. Her father he makes cabb...
Good. Good hardcover. No DJ. Ex-Library with usual markings. Text is clean and unmarked. Covers show light edge wear with some rubbing. Fading on back strip. Binding cracked slightly but still intact.; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!
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Good. No Dustjacket. 1905. Presumed First. 378 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front. Clean pages with no annotations. Minimal foxing to edges, with some pages dogeared. Small internal hinge crack along title page. Presentation plate on front endpaper. Text blocks bottom-edge rough cut. Spine is moderately tanned. Moderate rub wear on spine, edges and corners. Front board is slightly bowed.
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