Publisher: University of Michigan Library (January 1, 1906)
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This historical e-book could have a variety of typos and lacking textual content. buyers can obtain a loose scanned reproduction of the unique e-book (without typos) from the writer. no longer listed. now not illustrated. 1906 Excerpt: ...me yet a daring set, and a good throw for it, after which for the lifetime of a lord, or the dying of a gentleman'. 'I have had yet little event within the profession', stated Annesly, 'and may still yet throw away your money'. 'Never fear', spoke back the opposite; 'da yet mark me, and that i will make sure you; i'll express you our males; pigeons, mere pigeons! by means of Jupiter!' It was once no longer for a guy in Annesly's state of affairs to baulk the promise of the sort of golden chance; they dined jointly, and afterwards repaired to a gaming-house, the place Annesly's better half brought him, as a pal of his simply arrived from the rustic, to numerous younger gents who ready his arrival.--'I promised you your revenge', acknowledged he, 'my dears, and also you shall have it; a few of my friend's Lady-day rents too have observed him to London; in case you win, you shall put on them. To enterprise, to business.' during their play, Annesly, notwithstanding yet reasonably expert within the online game, chanced on that the corporate, to whom he were brought, have been in fact such bubbles as his better half had represented them; after being heated via a few small good fortune at the start, they started to wager extravagantly opposed to each calculation of percentages; and in an hour of 2, his affiliate and he had stripped them of a truly enormous sum, of which his personal percentage, notwithstanding a lot the smaller, was once upwards of threescore guineas. after they left the home, he provided his conductor the sum he had lent him, with a large quantity of thank you either for the use and the advance of it. 'No, my boy', acknowledged he, 'not now; your word is enough: i'll quite demand it whilst i'm at a pinch; you notice now the line to wealth and independence;--you will meet me the following to-morrow'. He promised to fulfill him therefore. they'd been yet a couple of minut...