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CHAPTER VH. THE CHEISTEN1NG OF THE DEBBT COLT. Babbown'e Gbange is the scene of much excitement and bustle. A brilliant party have assembled there, and Sir Brigwell Fleec has determined upon giving his favorite colt in the Derby a...
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CHAPTER VH. THE CHEISTEN1NG OF THE DEBBT COLT. Babbown'e Gbange is the scene of much excitement and bustle. A brilliant party have assembled there, and Sir Brigwell Fleec has determined upon giving his favorite colt in the Derby a name. The breakfast room at Barbourne Grange is filled with Sir Brig- yell's guests, all of whom are conversing in animated tones upon the approaching ceremony in which they have met to take part. The rich and merry laugh of Lady Agnes Leeson is heard above the rest, and she is the most beautiful object in that room, albeit the noble, and the great, and the beautiful, too, are assembled there. At the breakfast table at Barbourne Grange we observe Sir Brigwell and his lady; the Duke and Duchess of Southdown; their son, Lord Hervey Finney; Lord Fillestone; Count Bathbrick; lord Flummery Stumps; the Hon. Captain Partridge and his lady; Mr. Timothy Smallborough, M.P.; Sir Diggles Whoffam and lady Whofiam; Mr. Stivelle; and a considerable party of plain misters and mistresses, who are at present visitors at the Grange. They are, as we have already observed, seated round the hospitable table of Sir Brigwell Fleece, and it would be difficult to conceive a more animated scene than the breakfast-table at Barbourne Grange presents at the moment of which we write. " Now, Sir Brigwell, you recollect your compact of last night," said the Duke of Southdown (a grisly specimen of the Britisharistocracy, and who spoke as though he were grinding his words like so many stones out of amill). " Hear, hear," said Lord Hervey Finney, gently knocking the . table with his knuckle, and then turning to Lady Agnes Leeson, next whom he sat, and saying " Not bad that, eh ! " in allusion to what he considered was a witty sally of his noble father. Lady Agnes laughed...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781231386859
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 104
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.22 (d)

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