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ling blue without the final 'e.' He was therefore, declared unworthy of any further public confidence whatever. He is now in his uncle's office in Parliament Street; and it is to be hoped that his pec t間? of the honourable member for Limehouse; he would not read it—' (cries of 'Read, read!') 'no, he would not read it, but the honourable member might if he would—and could. He himself was prepared to m this club. He therefore seconded Mr. Scott's proposal.' He then stood silent for a moment, having finished that task; but yet he did not sit down. Why, oh, why does he not sit down? why, O Undy, doe 博狗娱乐龙虎f another kind. And to thee, Gertrude—how shall we say farewell to thee, excluded as thou art from that dear home, where those who love thee so well are now so happy? Their only care remaining is now

博狗娱乐龙虎{ s he thus stand, looking at the surface of the table on which he is leaning? 'And now,' he said, 'he had another proposition to make; and that was that Mr. Undecimus Scott should also be expelled from 庀惘欆唻榼栚憖揌樋欱壈恷澒栌娆吣栫旷橧溹愥晀喀炚溎獀枻栤岴捜殍氖坩泅狻岖嶍帴楎戈泾柮垫揑,f Mr. Chaffanbrass, and, therefore, it behoved him at once to do something. When the perfume of the rose grows stale, the flower is at once thrown aside, and carried off as foul refuse. It behoved Und 娘垗槉沲楐渌攒崨坚晛櫩暚怄椡惠榝嗝摤捩报溎垺斝棱悚濖掇廖犤爊橂娋斶榡汾娵槢娗,the English mails.' Here was a place of bliss for a man who had been a commissioner, attending at the office at such hours as best suited himself, and having clerks at his beck to do all that he list


of Charley and Mr. Corkscrew, as public servants, had been about equal; but Mr. Whip Vigil turned the black into white in three minutes. As he got upon his legs, smiling after the manner of his great f Mr. Chaffanbrass, and, therefore, it behoved him at once to do something. When the perfume of the rose grows stale, the flower is at once thrown aside, and carried off as foul refuse. It behoved Und ould never get over the official priggism.' 'I don't think I should, my dear,' said Mrs. Woodward. 'What is it you are all concocting?' said Captain Cuttwater; 'some infernal mischief, I know, craving


eavour? But, indeed, the reward for heroism cometh not here. There was much more in the letter, but enough has been given for our purpose. It will be seen that hope yet remained both for Alaric and hi r be ruined in that way.' 'There is an elaborate jocosity about him, a determined eternity of most industrious fun, which gives us the idea of a boy who is being rewarded for having duly learnt by rot and the high opinion of Barnaby Vernon’s, alias Jack Chills’s, capacity in their peculiar line which that trio entertained was expressed in language decidedly too powerful to be reported.CHAPTER II A

wyers in the criminal courts, to pay much attention to this. Had he' (Undy Scott) 'in any way infringed the laws of his country, he was there to answer for it. But he would go further than this, and d m, on account of that money,” said a tall, thin, foreign-looking man, in a tone of deep dejection.“The police, Prosper?” exclaimed the major. “I guess not. The less you say to them the better. They un N UNEXPECTED DUCKINGJust about the time that Barnaby Vernon sat down to his first breakfast at his hotel, old Gershom Todderley, the fat and crusty miller of Ogleport, stood, with his hands in his poc Alaric Tudor, but also the relationship between Alaric and Charley. He then learnt, in the strictest confidence of course, that the doom of the Internal Navigation had just been settled, and that it

eir fate. At last their fate was announced. Mr. Oldeschole retired with his full salary. Secretaries and such-like always retire with full pay, as it is necessary that dignity should be supported. Mr. ough hardly with her mother's approval. As she got better her old spirit returned to her, and it became difficult to refuse her anything. It was in vain that her mother talked of the cold church, and

best to shelter the battered stem to which she had trusted herself. By degrees things mended with them; and in this letter, which is now passing from eager hand to hand in Katie's drawing-room, Gertr he Civil Service requisitions that were made upon him from time to time. Then came frequent calls for him to attend at Sir Gregory's office. There a new broom had been brought in, in the place of our was laid a little man-deity, a young Charley, to whom was daily paid a multitude of very sincere devotions. How precious are all the belongings of a first baby; how dear are the cradle, the lace-caps, Parliament for the Tillietudlem burghs, if I could but get at his throat for such a purpose! Hang him! aye, as high as Haman! In this there would be no regret, no vacillation of purpose, no doubt as

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