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Fashionable Follies, Containing the History of a Parisian Family ..., Volume 2
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Page 228 - Sir, remember, that the man who carried your trunk • on that day, shewed you a scar he had got on his head in fighting for his king and country ; and that he related the particulars of the action in which he was wounded ? This is the same scar ; look at it.
Page 229 - The date was compared with the day laid in the indictment, and found to be the same. The whole court felt the impression, and joy was visible in every face ; when, after swearing and examining the gentleman as to his name and place of abode, the foreman of the jury pronounced, Not Guilty.
Page 214 - Boniface, who was extremely well qualified to answer these enquiries, assured him, with a low bow, that there was no want of entertainment, as the players were in the town, and moreover that it was Size time', accompanying his remarks with a recommendation that the Gentleman should by all means go to hear the trials that morning, as a highwayman was to be brought up. The stranger made some objections to this invitation, upon the ground of his being unknown, and the little chance he stood of meeting...
Page 213 - Somersetshire, where the assizes were then held ; and, having put up at one of the principal inns, inquired of the landlord as to the curiosities and amusements of the place. Boniface, who was extremely well qualified to answer these...
Page 61 - Mark'd you her eye of sparkling blue ? That eye, in liquid circles moving; That cheek abash'd at Man's approving; The one, Love's arrows darting round; The other, blushing at the wound: Did she not speak, did she not move, Now Pallas — now the Queen of Love!
Page 229 - I can put it to a certainty, for I have a memorandum of the day I arrived at Dover from Calais." The date was compared with the day laid in the indictment, and found to be the same. The whole court felt the impression, and joy was visible...
Page 227 - ... that the stranger knew him ; and the stranger again as positively denied the assertion ; till the judge, displeased at his presumption, was about to receive the verdict of the jury. The culprit now, on his knees, entreated permission to say o.ne woid.
Page 215 - ... elegant person and polished manners, arrested, for a moment, the attention of the court, till the prisoner was asked if he had any thing to say. The poor culprit assured the judge that he was not guilty of the robbery, and that, if he knew where to find them, there were people who could prove a clear alibi. At this moment the poor wretch happened to catch sight of the stranger; when he exclaimed, with a degree of frantic joy, " Can it be possible !" and fell backwards on the floor. He was, however,...
Page 228 - I believe I might," replied the gentleman. " And pray, sir, do you not recollect that a man in a sailor's jacket, carried your trunk from the beach to the tavern ?" " I can't say that I remember it," returned the . stranger ;