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Under Two Flags

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Author: Louise de la Ramée (Ouida)
Published: 1867
Language: English
Wordcount: 241,980 / 674 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 49.1
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 785
mnybks.net#: 5828
Origin: gutenberg.org
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e guess what a piece of work it is to get 'em all of a color, and how like they are to come mottled, and how a'most sure they'll ten to one go off dark just as they're growing yellow, and put you to shame, let you do what you will to make 'em cut a shine over the country? How should he know? I don't complain of that; bless you, he never thinks. It's 'do this, Rake,' 'do that'; and he never remembers 'tisn't done by magic. But he's a true gentleman, Mr. Cecil; never grudge a guinea, or a fiver to you; never out of temper either, always have a kind word for you if you want, thoro'bred every inch of him; see him bring down a rocketer, or lift his horse over the Broad Water! He's a gentleman-- not like your snobs that have nothing sound about 'em but their cash, and swept out their shops before they bought their fine feathers!--and I'll be d----d if I care what I do for him."

With which peroration to his born enemy the stud-groom, with whom he waged a perpetual and most lively feud, Rake flourished the tops th

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