Excerpt from The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush, Vol. 17 of 26: The Fitz-Boodle Papers Cox's Diary and Character Sketches The less I say about my parint the better, for the dear old creature was very good to me, and, I fear, had very little other goodness in her. Why, I can't say; but I al ways passed as her nevyou. We led a strange life; some times ma was dressed in sattn and rooge, and sometimes in rags and dutt; sometimes I got kisses, and sometimes kiz; sometimes gin, and sometimes shampang: law bless us! How she used to swear at me, and cuddle me; there we were, quarrelling and making up, sober and tipsy, starving and guttling by turns, just as ma got money or Spent it. But let me draw a vail over the seen, and Speak of her more - its 'sfishnt for the public to kw, that her name was Miss Montmorency, and we lived in the New Cut. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.