During a certain damp evening five-and-thirty years ago, before the twilight was far advanced, a pedestrian of professional appearance, carrying a small bag in his hand and an elevated umbrella, was descending one of these hills by the turnpike road when he was overtaken by a phaeton. 'Hullo, Downe-is that you?' said the driver of the vehicle, a young man of pale and refined appearance. 'Jump up here with me, and ride down to your door.' The other turned a plump, cheery, rather self-indulgent face over his shoulder towards ...

Fellow-Townsmen 2003, Hesperus Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781843910381

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