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Lippincott's Magazine, September, 1885

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1885
Language: English
Wordcount: 73,006 / 211 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.4
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 405
Added to site: 2009.06.19 24474
Genre: Periodical

e stable-boys and act like blackguards, and both fancy themselves gentlemen; but when I contrast them with the men of my father's day even--And this dainty, charming old bit of Chelsea-ware, Anne Buller! Her brothers treat her as though she were a reigning princess. I wonder what she would say if she could see, as I did the other day, a group of Nuneham girls calling each other by their last names and smoking cigarettes with a half-dozen Cambridge men, who chaffed them and treated them exactly as though they were so many boys in petticoats. Well, well, the world moves, I know, and I am an old fogy; but I shall not make myself hoarse shouting 'Huzza' until I find out whether we are going to the devil or not. I hope I am not getting as cynical as old Caradoc, who declares that he can always tell a countess from an actress nowadays by the superior modesty and refinement of--the actress."

In the next few days Sir Robert carefully inspected the rambling, substantial old house, which, to Miss Aglonby's chagr

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William Rooks

Don't know what to put in this large daunting space. Take your pick; I just need something Victorian to read just now.




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