Jubilee Hall; Or, 'There's No Place Like Home'.
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1881 Excerpt: ... OHAPTER IX. Aunt Marian's Store-room. JOW, Fred, listen to me," observed Harry the 'following morning, when, breakfast being over, they all sallied out in front of the house for a stroll, "if you are going to come it over me in this way I won't stand it, and that's an end of it." "How come it over you?" said Fred slowly and indifferently, as he pretended to follow the flight of a distant wood-pigeon. "I mean sticking me into Coventry, and riding your high horse." "I'll ride any horse I like, high or low, without asking your leave." "Very well, ride away, and do just as you like; but if you go on with these airs to Kathleen and me which you have kept up all yesterday afternoon and this morning, I'll go my way, that's all." "Well, and what's your way, may I ask?" "Simply, I shall go straight to Aunt Marian's boudoir and let her hear the whole matter out, every word and syllable from beginning to end; for, to tell you the truth, I am getting dog-tired of this kind of life. When we came here first I was as jolly as a sand-boy, and now I'm sick of the place, and of everybody and everything." "Well, that's not my fault." "It is your fault, it's altogether your fau
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