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The Attaché

or, Sam Slick in England

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Published: 1843
Language: English
Wordcount: 93,028 / 253 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 4,245 3171
Genres: Satire, Humor, Espionage

sense and right feeling. I have endeavoured to keep it constantly in view; and if at any time I shall be supposed to have erred (I say "supposed," for I am unconscious of having done so) I must claim the indulgence always granted to involuntary offences.

Now the patience of my reader may fairly be considered a "private right." I shall, therefore, respect its boundaries and proceed at once with my narrative, having been already quite long enough about "uncorking a bottle."



All our preparations for the voyage having been completed, we spent the last day at our disposal, in visiting Brooklyn. The weather was uncommonly fine, the sky being perfectly clear and unclouded; and though the sun shone out brilliantly, the heat was tempered by a cool, bracing, westwardly wind. Its influence was perceptible on the spirits of every body on board the ferry-boat that transported us across the ha

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Average Rating of 2 from 1 reviews: **
Dick Thornton

Not for me. I found it dull and tedious with a lot of multi-page dialog that said essentially nothing. Only made it about 20% through.



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