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- DescriptionExcerpt: ...appurtenances near to his master, the servant left Brandon once more to his thoughts or his occupations. CHAPTER XIV. Servant. Get away, I say, wid dat nasty bell. Punch. Do you call this a bell? (patting it.) It is an organ. Servant. I say it is a bell, -a nasty bell! Punch. I say it is an organ (striking him with it). What do you say it is w? Servant. An organ, Mr. Punch! The Tragical Comedy of Punch and Judy. The next morning, before Lucy and her father had left their apartments, Brandon, who was a remarkably early riser, had disturbed the luxurious Mauleverer in his first slumber. Although the courtier possessed a villa some miles from Bath, he preferred a lodging in the town, both as being warmer than a rarely inhabited country-house, and as being to an indolent man more immediately convenient for the gayeties and the waters of the medicinal city. As soon as the earl had rubbed his eyes, stretched himself, and prepared himself for the untimeous colloquy, Brandon poured forth his excuses for the hour he had chosen for a visit. Mention it t, my dear Brandon, said the good-natured bleman, with a sigh; I am glad at any hour to see you, and I am very sure that what you have to communicate is always worth listening to. It was only upon public business, though of rather a more important description than usual, that I ventured to disturb you, answered Brandon, seating himself on a chair by the bedside. This morning, an hour ago, I received by private express a letter from London, stating that a new arrangement will positively be made in the Cabinet, -nay, naming the very promotions and changes. I confess that as my name occurred, as also your own, in these minations, I was anxious to have the benefit of your necessarily accurate kwledge on the subject, as well as of your advice. Really, Brandon, said Mauleverer, with a half-peevish smile, any other hour in the day would have done for 'the business of the nation, ' as the newspapers...
- Author(s)Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton,Edward Bulwer-Lytton
- Date of Publication28/12/2012
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight630 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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