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Baboo Jabberjee, B.A.

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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: 2,495
Added to site: 2008.04.23
mnybks.net#: 20638
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Humor
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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

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