Charles Dickens

Holiday Romance

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    My peerless bride was, at the period of which we now treat, in captivity at Miss Grimmer's.
    Mirna Esperanza Lopez Ramirezcompartió una citahace 3 años
    This, however, from motives of humanity, was abandoned as too expensive.
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    Again, how would you support us?'
    The pirate-colonel replied in a courageous voice, 'By rapine!' But his bride retorted, 'Suppose the grown-up people wouldn't be rapined?' 'Then,' said the colonel, 'they should pay the penalty in blood.' - 'But suppose they should object,' retorted his bride,
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    when all was lost the field might be quitted without disgrace
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    With a look of scorn, she put into my hand a bit of paper, and took another partner. On the paper was pencilled, 'Heavens! Can I write the word? Is my husband a cow?'
    In the first bewilderment of my heated brain, I tried to think what slanderer could have traced my family to the ignoble animal mentioned above. Vain were my endeavours. At the end of that dance I whispered the colonel to come into the cloak-room, and I showed him the note.
    'There is a syllable wanting,' said he, with a gloomy brow.
    'Hah! What syllable?' was my inquiry.
    'She asks, can she write the word? And no; you see she couldn't,' said the colonel, pointing out the passage.
    'And the word was?' said I.
    'Cow - cow - coward,' hissed the pirate-colonel in my ear, and gave me back the note.
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    He had been to the jobbing tailor's to be sewn up in several places, and attributed our defeat to the refusal of the detested Drowvey to fall. Finding her so obstinate, he had said to her, 'Die, recreant!' but had found her no more open to reason on that point than the other.
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    the active brain of the colonel, combining with his lawless pursuit (he is a pirate), suggested an attack with fireworks. This, however, from motives of humanity, was abandoned as too expensive.
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    Bob Redforth (he's my cousin, and shaking the table on purpose) wanted to be the editor of it; but I said he shouldn't because he couldn't. HE has no idea of being an editor.
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