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The Adventures of Hugh Trevor

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Author: Thomas Holcroft
Language: English
Wordcount: 207,614 / 583 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 48.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,351 3566
Genre: Adventure

metimes to sing the adventures of Robin Hood with me; whether to the right tunes, or to music of his own composing, is more than I know.

By accidents of this and the like kind, I became so much my father's play-thing, and toy, that, his affairs then going on prosperously, he put me in breeches before I was four years old, bought me a pony, which he christened Gray Bob, buckled me to the saddle for safety, and with a leading rein used frequently to take me with him to markets, fairs, and races.

But, before I proceed to relate more of my infantine adventures, it will be necessary to introduce a kinsman of mine to the reader's acquaintance; of whom, though the alliance were now of some standing, he has yet never heard.


_Rational courtship, and prudent views of widowed lovers: A strange doubt hinted: The husband's code: Laws are quickly prescribed, and Yes is easily said_

I have already mentioned my aunt, her imprudent first marriage, the



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