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The man from Blankley"s, and other sketches

F. Anstey

The man from Blankley"s, and other sketches

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Published by Longmans, Green in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby F. Anstey
SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxii, 266 p.
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15149187M

The treaty was at once concluded, and from that day forward the two Carthusians came very often to converse with me. I was then placed as an out-door pupil at the municipal college of the town, where I occupied myself almost exclusively with my literary studies. Inhis successful farce The Man from Blankleys, based on a story that originally appeared in Punch, was first produced at the Prince of Wales Theatre, in London. The reverend fathers, it is true, did not burn people, but they pronounced sentences in which the ridiculous contended with the odious. A " cheap " frock, ready-made, is seldom worth buying. They wished forthwith to oblige the pupils to sign an address of congratulation on the discovery of the conspiracy in which Moreau was implicated.

If you are lucky, you might meet her any day in Bond Street when she isn't at work The hats and dresses which suit her in the daytime will suit almost any young woman who knows that she may practically make or mar her hfe by what she wears. People who at rst played the braggart and threatened to root us out, suddenly became disgracefully cast down; we could walk in the town, holding up our heads, without fear henceforth of being insulted. It often happened that they caught me at a leagues distance from the village, already on my way with the troops. The young monk assisted.

Do you not see, moreover, that this would expose us to the resentment of all those who obey the orders of this redoubted chief? Inhis successful farce The Man from Blankleys, based on a story that originally appeared in Punch, was first produced at the Prince of Wales Theatre, in London. He received me with great kindness, and even gave me a room in his lodgings. Legendre; but it had no such effect What is your name, he said to me sharply. They refused to do so on the ground that it was not for them to pronounce on a 40 Biographies of Distinguished Scientic Men cause which had been in the hands of justice. Proceed, sir; I wait for you.


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Never could I better appreciate the intelligent measure by which the constituent assembly abolished the ancient division of France into provinces, and substituted its division into departments, than in traversing for my triangulation the Spanish border kingdoms of Catalonia, Valencia, and Aragon.

Do you not see, moreover, that this would expose us to the resentment of all those who obey the orders of this redoubted chief? I declined his rst proposal. The Spanish troops in their retreat had partly mistaken their road.

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Inhis successful farce The Man from Blankleys, based on a story that originally appeared in Punch, was first produced at the Prince of Wales Theatre, in London. He wrote Only Toys () and Salted Almonds (). Many of Anstey's stories have been adapted into Brand: GOLDEN CLASSIC PRESS.

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