By Richard Marsh
This old ebook can have quite a few typos and lacking textual content. buyers can obtain a loose scanned reproduction of the unique ebook (without typos) from the writer. no longer listed. no longer illustrated. 1900 version. Excerpt: ...but the assumption was once tempting. "I shouldn't be shocked if I did move. How a lot will you row me for?" The ferryman hesitated. He was once most likely debating inside himself as to the means of the younger gentleman's wallet, and in addition no longer improbably as to his ability for being bled. "I'll row you there for 5 shillings." yet Bertie used to be now not particularly so verdant as he seemed. "I'll provide you with eighteenpence." "Well, you're a funky hand, you're, to supply a guy eighteenpence for what he wishes 5 shillings for. yet I don't are looking to be difficult upon a tender gentleman what's a tender gentleman. I'll row you there for 4; a man's bought to stay, you recognize, and it isn't as if you sought after a ship to row yourself." yet Bertie was once not able to work out his technique to paying 4. eventually a discount was once struck for part a crown. Then an issue happened as to alter, and Bertie entrusted certainly one of his beneficial sovereigns to the ferryman to get replaced on the Swan. Then a ship used to be introduced, a lad now not a great deal older than Bertie used to be put dependable, the fare was once paid upfront, and a commence used to be made for Kingston. by the point they reached that historical city, Bertie was once hungry in earnest. The stroll, the force, and now the row within the freshness of the early morning had mixed to offer him an urge for food which, at Mecklemburg condominium, could were seemed with substantial disapproval. Now, too, the fast commons of the day sooner than have been remembered; and as Bertie fingered the cash in his wallet he inspiration without mild delight of the good stuff within the consuming and ingesting line which it will purchase. He used to be landed at his personal request at the Middlesex facet of Kingston Bridge, and having generously made the lad who had rowed him richer by way of the sum of sixpence, he...
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A Hero of Romance by Richard Marsh