Baboo Jabberjee, B.A.

Cover image for

Download


Author: F. Anstey (Thomas Anstey Guthrie)
Published: 1897
Language: English
Wordcount: 46,252 / 148 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 54.9
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 2,404
Added to site: 2008.04.23
mnybks.net#: 20638
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Humor
Excerpt

costed him severely through the bars of the wicket, demanding sarcastically, "Is this your boasted British Jurisprudence?"

The savage heart of the Collector was moved by my expostulation, and he consented to open the gate, and imprint a perforated hole on my ticket; but, alack! his repentance was a day after the fair, for the train had already taken its hook into the Cimmerian gloom of a tunnel! When the next train arrived, I, waiting prudently until it was quiescent, stepped into a compartment, wherein I was dismayed and terrified to find myself alone with an individual and two lively young terriers, which barked minaciously at my legs.

[Illustration: "LET OUT! LET OUT!!"]

But I, with much presence of mind, protruded my head from the window, vociferating to those upon the platform, "Let out! Let out!! Fighting dogs are here!!!"

And they met my appeal with unmannerly jeerings, until the controller of the train, seeing that I was firm in upholding my dignity of British subj

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Baboo Jabberjee, B.A. by F. Anstey - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Baboo Jabberjee, B.A. by F. Anstey - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Baboo Jabberjee, B.A. by F. Anstey - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Baboo Jabberjee, B.A. by F. Anstey - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Baboo Jabberjee, B.A. by F. Anstey - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for Baboo Jabberjee, B.A. by F. Anstey - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Alex the Great
by H.C. Witwer
A Rogue's Life
by Wilkie Collins
The Canterville Ghost
by Oscar Wilde
Three Men in a Boat
by Jerome K. Jerome
Eve's Diary
by Mark Twain
The $30,000 Bequest
by Mark Twain

See more popular titles from this genre.