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Internationaler Buchtitel. In englischer Sprache. Verlag: DODO PR, 240 Seiten, L=216mm, B=140mm, H=14mm, Gew.=308gr, [GR: 23690 - TB/Reiseberichte/Welt gesamt, Pole], [SW: - Travel - General], Kartoniert/Broschiert, Klappentext: SPEEES AND SPLASHES OK. DKOLL EECOLLECTIONS OF TOWN AFD COUNTRY. A BOOK FOR RAILROAD HIDES AND ODD HALFJXOURS. BY HENRY MORFORD. NEW YORK Carleton Publisher, 413 Broadway. LATE RTOD 4 CARLMOK. MDCCCLXIIL SEE STOET OF BILLY lADFORDs LOST PUP. Entered according to Act of Congress, ia the year 1863, BT GEO. W. CARLETON, In the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York. NATHANIEL JARVIS, JR., ESQ. CLERK OF THE COtJRT 0 F COMMON PIEA8 OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF NB-W YOEK QUIET HUMORIST AND GENIAL GENTLEMAST, -THIS COLLECTION OF DROLL SCENES AND ODD CHARACTERS VAHIOtTS BBIATIONS OF LIFE AND SOCIBTT, HIS SINOEBB BEIESD AKD SBETANT, THE AUTHOR T TOEK, Januar7, 1863. CONTENTS. I. BILLY BURTONS BOTHERATION OR, Two SELLS FOR ONE THEATRE 11 IL OLD JOE BRAMBY 28 III SYMPATHY AND SMALL CHANGE 38 IV. TEN DOLLARS WORTH OF DOG 42 V. WHY TOM BURT DIDNT SWEAR 51 VI. BILLY RADFORDS LOST PUP 55 VIL CAPTAIN CRABBE AND His SPECULATION IN HARNESS 71 YIIL BURSTING UP A QUORUM 78 IX. PILOTING WITHOUT A LICENSE 88 X. THE MAJORS HORSE-OPERATION 97 XL THE LONG BRANCH MURDER 105 XII. EDITORIAL PHRENOLOGY AT MIDNIGHT 113 XIIL MY LAST SUNDAY ON SKATES 124 XIV. THE GREAT SHORTPORT BURGLARY 130 XV. EXTRA DRUMMING AT THE OLD BROADWAY 136 XVI. THE TWO-FORTY FUNERAL 144 XVIL SAM BROWNS MUSH. 152 V1U CONTENTS. PAGE XVIII. PAYING OFF A PARTNER ICO XIX. How WATTY BRIGGS DIED, AND How SQUIRE HORTON RESURRECTED HIM 175 XX. STARVATION BY RAILROAD 187 XXI. Two BIG SHOTS AT WILD-FOWL 193 XXII. DEACON JONES MINCE-PIES 200 XXIII SURROGATE COOKES URGENT REASON 208 XXIV. THE SWINDLE ON POSTMASTER FOWLER.... 213 XXV. FUN AMONG THE BOOT-BLACKS 21S XXVI. BILL FRASERS BIG LUXURY 232 XXVII. HATS AND COATS ATDONATION VISITS 238 PREFACE. IN one respect this collection of sketches is believed to be different from any previous product of the American press all the incidents related being personal to the writer, or within his knowledge to intimate acquaintances. No other excuse can be offered for the too frequent use of the pronoun I throughout the volume. Although some of the characters in troduced have belonged to the rougher and less careful classes of society, whose words were not always picked and measured, care has been taken to use as few rough expressions as possi ble without sacrificing naturalness, and none that could be offensive. Where well-known persons have been introduced, a thin veil has been drawn over their personality by slight changes of name, while the sound is generally near enough to enable friends to trace out the reality. Some of the sketches included have had circulation in various newspapers, while others have been written especially for this volume. It is hoped that both old and new may be found welcome visitors s in the present form, especially in those odd half-hours for i X FKEFACE. which longer stories are not acceptable. The writer begs to return his warm, acknowledgments to the press for courtesies extended in previous ventures, and for the very kind and gen erous manner in which this collection has been noticed in advance. NEW YORK CITY, January, 1863. SPREES AND SPLASHES. i. BILLY BURTONS BOTHERATION OR, TWO SELLS FOR ONE THEATRE. PERHAPS the merriest winter of Burtons Theatre was the last of his personal management the win ter when Mathews, Brougham, Walcot, E. L. Dav enport and his wife, Pollv Marshall, Lizzie Weston Davenport, and all that jovial crew, played there. The shadow of managerial failure, though it had already loomed over Burton, had not yet settled upon him and certainly no abler collection of stars and stock company was ever gathered, than that with which during that closing winter he fought the phantom. Mathews had finished his round of performances and gone away to Boston, late in the season but Brougham, Walcot and several others of the pro minent actors yet lingered. The houses had been thin for a few days, and Burton felt the necessity of raising some description of excitement... SPEEES AND SPLASHES OK. DKOLL EECOLLECTIONS OF TOWN AFD COUNTRY. A BOOK FOR RAILROAD HIDES AND ODD HALFJXOURS. BY HENRY MORFORD. NEW YORK Carleton Publisher, 413 Broadway. LATE RTOD 4 CARLMOK. MDCCCLXIIL SEE STOET OF BILLY lADFORDs LOST PUP. Entered according to Act of Congress, ia the year 1863, BT GEO. W. CARLETON, In the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York. NATHANIEL JARVIS, JR., ESQ. CLERK OF THE COtJRT 0 F COMMON PIEA8 OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF NB-W YOEK QUIET HUMORIST AND GENIAL GENTLEMAST, -THIS COLLECTION OF DROLL SCENES AND ODD CHARACTERS VAHIOtTS BBIATIONS OF LIFE AND SOCIBTT, HIS SINOEBB BEIESD AKD SBETANT, THE AUTHOR T TOEK, Januar7, 1863. CONTENTS. I. BILLY BURTONS BOTHERATION OR, Two SELLS FOR ONE THEATRE 11 IL OLD JOE BRAMBY 28 III SYMPATHY AND SMALL CHANGE 38 IV. TEN DOLLARS WORTH OF DOG 42 V. WHY TOM BURT DIDNT SWEAR 51 VI. BILLY RADFORDS LOST PUP 55 VIL CAPTAIN CRABBE AND His SPECULATION IN HARNESS 71 YIIL BURSTING UP A QUORUM 78 IX. PILOTING WITHOUT A LICENSE 88 X. THE MAJORS HORSE-OPERATION 97 XL THE LONG BRANCH MURDER 105 XII. EDITORIAL PHRENOLOGY AT MIDNIGHT 113 XIIL MY LAST SUNDAY ON SKATES 124 XIV. THE GREAT SHORTPORT BURGLARY 130 XV. EXTRA DRUMMING AT THE OLD BROADWAY 136 XVI. THE TWO-FORTY FUNERAL 144 XVIL SAM BROWNS MUSH. 152 V1U CONTENTS. PAGE XVIII. PAYING OFF A PARTNER ICO XIX. How WATTY BRIGGS DIED, AND How SQUIRE HORTON RESURRECTED HIM 175 XX. STARVATION BY RAILROAD 187 XXI. Two BIG SHOTS AT WILD-FOWL 193 XXII. DEACON JONES MINCE-PIES 200 XXIII SURROGATE COOKES URGENT REASON 208 XXIV. THE SWINDLE ON POSTMASTER FOWLER.... 213 XXV. FUN AMONG THE BOOT-BLACKS 21S XXVI. BILL FRASERS BIG LUXURY 232 XXVII. HATS AND COATS ATDONATION VISITS 238 PREFACE. IN one respect this collection of sketches is believed to be different from any previous product of the American press all the incidents related being personal to the writer, or within his knowledge to intimate acquaintances. No other excuse can be offered for the too frequent use of the pronoun I throughout the volume. Although some of the characters in troduced have belonged to the rougher and less careful classes of society, whose words were not always picked and measured, care has been taken to use as few rough expressions as possi ble without sacrificing naturalness, and none that could be offensive. Where well-known persons have been introduced, a thin veil has been drawn over their personality by slight changes of name, while the sound is generally near enough to enable friends to trace out the reality. Some of the sketches included have had circulation in various newspapers, while others have been written especially for this volume. It is hoped that both old and new may be found welcome visitors s in the present form, especially in those odd half-hours for i X FKEFACE. which longer stories are not acceptable. The writer begs to return his warm, acknowledgments to the press for courtesies extended in previous ventures, and for the very kind and gen erous manner in which this collection has been noticed in advance. NEW YORK CITY, January, 1863. SPREES AND SPLASHES. i. BILLY BURTONS BOTHERATION OR, TWO SELLS FOR ONE THEATRE. PERHAPS the merriest winter of Burtons Theatre was the last of his personal management the win ter when Mathews, Brougham, Walcot, E. L. Dav enport and his wife, Pollv Marshall, Lizzie Weston Davenport, and all that jovial crew, played there. The shadow of managerial failure, though it had already loomed over Burton, had not yet settled upon him and certainly no abler collection of stars and stock company was ever gathered, than that with which during that closing winter he fought the phantom. Mathews had finished his round of performances and gone away to Boston, late in the season but Brougham, Walcot and several others of the pro minent actors yet lingered. The houses had been thin for a few days, and Burton felt the necessity of raising some description of excitement...

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[ED: Taschenbuch], [PU: DODO PR], SPEEES AND SPLASHES OK. DKOLL EECOLLECTIONS OF TOWN AFD COUNTRY. A BOOK FOR RAILROAD HIDES AND ODD HALFJXOURS. BY HENRY MORFORD. NEW YORK Carleton Publisher, 413 Broadway. LATE RTOD 4 CARLMOK. MDCCCLXIIL SEE STOET OF BILLY lADFORDs LOST PUP. Entered according to Act of Congress, ia the year 1863, BT GEO. W. CARLETON, In the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York. NATHANIEL JARVIS, JR., ESQ. CLERK OF THE COtJRT 0 F COMMON PIEA8 OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF NB-W YOEK QUIET HUMORIST AND GENIAL GENTLEMAST, -THIS COLLECTION OF DROLL SCENES AND ODD CHARACTERS VAHIOtTS BBIATIONS OF LIFE AND SOCIBTT, HIS SINOEBB BEIESD AKD SBETANT, THE AUTHOR T TOEK, Januar7, 1863. CONTENTS. I. BILLY BURTONS BOTHERATION OR, Two SELLS FOR ONE THEATRE 11 IL OLD JOE BRAMBY 28 III SYMPATHY AND SMALL CHANGE 38 IV. TEN DOLLARS WORTH OF DOG 42 V. WHY TOM BURT DIDNT SWEAR 51 VI. BILLY RADFORDS LOST PUP 55 VIL CAPTAIN CRABBE AND His SPECULATION IN HARNESS 71 YIIL BURSTING UP A QUORUM 78 IX. PILOTING WITHOUT A LICENSE 88 X. THE MAJORS HORSE-OPERATION 97 XL THE LONG BRANCH MURDER 105 XII. EDITORIAL PHRENOLOGY AT MIDNIGHT 113 XIIL MY LAST SUNDAY ON SKATES 124 XIV. THE GREAT SHORTPORT BURGLARY 130 XV. EXTRA DRUMMING AT THE OLD BROADWAY 136 XVI. THE TWO-FORTY FUNERAL 144 XVIL SAM BROWNS MUSH. 152 V1U CONTENTS. PAGE XVIII. PAYING OFF A PARTNER ICO XIX. How WATTY BRIGGS DIED, AND How SQUIRE HORTON RESURRECTED HIM 175 XX. STARVATION BY RAILROAD 187 XXI. Two BIG SHOTS AT WILD-FOWL 193 XXII. DEACON JONES MINCE-PIES 200 XXIII SURROGATE COOKES URGENT REASON 208 XXIV. THE SWINDLE ON POSTMASTER FOWLER.... 213 XXV. FUN AMONG THE BOOT-BLACKS 21S XXVI. BILL FRASERS BIG LUXURY 232 XXVII. HATS AND COATS ATDONATION VISITS 238 PREFACE. IN one respect this collection of sketches is believed to be different from any previous product of the American press all the incidents related being personal to the writer, or within his knowledge to intimate acquaintances. No other excuse can be offered for the too frequent use of the pronoun I throughout the volume. Although some of the characters in troduced have belonged to the rougher and less careful classes of society, whose words were not always picked and measured, care has been taken to use as few rough expressions as possi ble without sacrificing naturalness, and none that could be offensive. Where well-known persons have been introduced, a thin veil has been drawn over their personality by slight changes of name, while the sound is generally near enough to enable friends to trace out the reality. Some of the sketches included have had circulation in various newspapers, while others have been written especially for this volume. It is hoped that both old and new may be found welcome visitors s in the present form, especially in those odd half-hours for i X FKEFACE. which longer stories are not acceptable. The writer begs to return his warm, acknowledgments to the press for courtesies extended in previous ventures, and for the very kind and gen erous manner in which this collection has been noticed in advance. NEW YORK CITY, January, 1863. SPREES AND SPLASHES. i. BILLY BURTONS BOTHERATION OR, TWO SELLS FOR ONE THEATRE. PERHAPS the merriest winter of Burtons Theatre was the last of his personal management the win ter when Mathews, Brougham, Walcot, E. L. Dav enport and his wife, Pollv Marshall, Lizzie Weston Davenport, and all that jovial crew, played there. The shadow of managerial failure, though it had already loomed over Burton, had not yet settled upon him and certainly no abler collection of stars and stock company was ever gathered, than that with which during that closing winter he fought the phantom. Mathews had finished his round of performances and gone away to Boston, late in the season but Brougham, Walcot and several others of the pro minent actors yet lingered. The houses had been thin for a few days, and Burton felt the necessity of raising some description of excitement... Versandfertig in über 4 Wochen, [SC: 0.00]

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[ED: Taschenbuch], [PU: DODO PR], SPEEES AND SPLASHES OK. DKOLL EECOLLECTIONS OF TOWN AFD COUNTRY. A BOOK FOR RAILROAD HIDES AND ODD HALFJXOURS. BY HENRY MORFORD. NEW YORK Carleton Publisher, 413 Broadway. LATE RTOD 4 CARLMOK. MDCCCLXIIL SEE STOET OF BILLY lADFORDs LOST PUP. Entered according to Act of Congress, ia the year 1863, BT GEO. W. CARLETON, In the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York. NATHANIEL JARVIS, JR., ESQ. CLERK OF THE COtJRT 0 F COMMON PIEA8 OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF NB-W YOEK QUIET HUMORIST AND GENIAL GENTLEMAST, -THIS COLLECTION OF DROLL SCENES AND ODD CHARACTERS VAHIOtTS BBIATIONS OF LIFE AND SOCIBTT, HIS SINOEBB BEIESD AKD SBETANT, THE AUTHOR T TOEK, Januar7, 1863. CONTENTS. I. BILLY BURTONS BOTHERATION OR, Two SELLS FOR ONE THEATRE 11 IL OLD JOE BRAMBY 28 III SYMPATHY AND SMALL CHANGE 38 IV. TEN DOLLARS WORTH OF DOG 42 V. WHY TOM BURT DIDNT SWEAR 51 VI. BILLY RADFORDS LOST PUP 55 VIL CAPTAIN CRABBE AND His SPECULATION IN HARNESS 71 YIIL BURSTING UP A QUORUM 78 IX. PILOTING WITHOUT A LICENSE 88 X. THE MAJORS HORSE-OPERATION 97 XL THE LONG BRANCH MURDER 105 XII. EDITORIAL PHRENOLOGY AT MIDNIGHT 113 XIIL MY LAST SUNDAY ON SKATES 124 XIV. THE GREAT SHORTPORT BURGLARY 130 XV. EXTRA DRUMMING AT THE OLD BROADWAY 136 XVI. THE TWO-FORTY FUNERAL 144 XVIL SAM BROWNS MUSH. 152 V1U CONTENTS. PAGE XVIII. PAYING OFF A PARTNER ICO XIX. How WATTY BRIGGS DIED, AND How SQUIRE HORTON RESURRECTED HIM 175 XX. STARVATION BY RAILROAD 187 XXI. Two BIG SHOTS AT WILD-FOWL 193 XXII. DEACON JONES MINCE-PIES 200 XXIII SURROGATE COOKES URGENT REASON 208 XXIV. THE SWINDLE ON POSTMASTER FOWLER.... 213 XXV. FUN AMONG THE BOOT-BLACKS 21S XXVI. BILL FRASERS BIG LUXURY 232 XXVII. HATS AND COATS ATDONATION VISITS 238 PREFACE. IN one respect this collection of sketches is believed to be different from any previous product of the American press all the incidents related being personal to the writer, or within his knowledge to intimate acquaintances. No other excuse can be offered for the too frequent use of the pronoun I throughout the volume. Although some of the characters in troduced have belonged to the rougher and less careful classes of society, whose words were not always picked and measured, care has been taken to use as few rough expressions as possi ble without sacrificing naturalness, and none that could be offensive. Where well-known persons have been introduced, a thin veil has been drawn over their personality by slight changes of name, while the sound is generally near enough to enable friends to trace out the reality. Some of the sketches included have had circulation in various newspapers, while others have been written especially for this volume. It is hoped that both old and new may be found welcome visitors s in the present form, especially in those odd half-hours for i X FKEFACE. which longer stories are not acceptable. The writer begs to return his warm, acknowledgments to the press for courtesies extended in previous ventures, and for the very kind and gen erous manner in which this collection has been noticed in advance. NEW YORK CITY, January, 1863. SPREES AND SPLASHES. i. BILLY BURTONS BOTHERATION OR, TWO SELLS FOR ONE THEATRE. PERHAPS the merriest winter of Burtons Theatre was the last of his personal management the win ter when Mathews, Brougham, Walcot, E. L. Dav enport and his wife, Pollv Marshall, Lizzie Weston Davenport, and all that jovial crew, played there. The shadow of managerial failure, though it had already loomed over Burton, had not yet settled upon him and certainly no abler collection of stars and stock company was ever gathered, than that with which during that closing winter he fought the phantom. Mathews had finished his round of performances and gone away to Boston, late in the season but Brougham, Walcot and several others of the pro minent actors yet lingered. The houses had been thin for a few days, and Burton felt the necessity of raising some description of excitement... Versandfertig in 6-10 Tagen, [SC: 0.00]

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Sprees and Splashes of Droll Recollections of Town and Country

SPEEES AND SPLASHES OK. DKOLL EECOLLECTIONS OF TOWN AFD COUNTRY. A BOOK FOR RAILROAD HIDES AND ODD HALFJXOURS. BY HENRY MORFORD. NEW YORK Carleton Publisher, 413 Broadway. LATE RTOD 4 CARLMOK. MDCCCLXIIL SEE STOET OF BILLY lADFORDs LOST PUP. Entered according to Act of Congress, ia the year 1863, BT GEO. W. CARLETON, In the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York. NATHANIEL JARVIS, JR., ESQ. CLERK OF THE COtJRT 0 F COMMON PIEA8 OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF NB-W YOEK QUIET HUMORIST AND GENIAL GENTLEMAST, -THIS COLLECTION OF DROLL SCENES AND ODD CHARACTERS VAHIOtTS BBIATIONS OF LIFE AND SOCIBTT, HIS SINOEBB BEIESD AKD SBETANT, THE AUTHOR T TOEK, Januar7, 1863. CONTENTS. I. BILLY BURTONS BOTHERATION OR, Two SELLS FOR ONE THEATRE 11 IL OLD JOE BRAMBY 28 III SYMPATHY AND SMALL CHANGE 38 IV. TEN DOLLARS WORTH OF DOG 42 V. WHY TOM BURT DIDNT SWEAR 51 VI. BILLY RADFORDS LOST PUP 55 VIL CAPTAIN CRABBE AND His SPECULATION IN HARNESS 71 YIIL BURSTING UP A QUORUM 78 IX. PILOTING WITHOUT A LICENSE 88 X. THE MAJORS HORSE-OPERATION 97 XL THE LONG BRANCH MURDER 105 XII. EDITORIAL PHRENOLOGY AT MIDNIGHT 113 XIIL MY LAST SUNDAY ON SKATES 124 XIV. THE GREAT SHORTPORT BURGLARY 130 XV. EXTRA DRUMMING AT THE OLD BROADWAY 136 XVI. THE TWO-FORTY FUNERAL 144 XVIL SAM BROWNS MUSH. 152 V1U CONTENTS. PAGE XVIII. PAYING OFF A PARTNER ICO XIX. How WATTY BRIGGS DIED, AND How SQUIRE HORTON RESURRECTED HIM 175 XX. STARVATION BY RAILROAD 187 XXI. Two BIG SHOTS AT WILD-FOWL 193 XXII. DEACON JONES MINCE-PIES 200 XXIII SURROGATE COOKES URGENT REASON 208 XXIV. THE SWINDLE ON POSTMASTER FOWLER.... 213 XXV. FUN AMONG THE BOOT-BLACKS 21S XXVI. BILL FRASERS BIG LUXURY 232 XXVII. HATS AND COATS ATDONATION VISITS 238 PREFACE. IN one respect this collection of sketches is believed to be different from any previous product of the American press all the incidents related being personal to the writer, or within his knowledge to intimate acquaintances. No other excuse can be offered for the too frequent use of the pronoun I throughout the volume. Although some of the characters in troduced have belonged to the rougher and less careful classes of society, whose words were not always picked and measured, care has been taken to use as few rough expressions as possi ble without sacrificing naturalness, and none that could be offensive. Where well-known persons have been introduced, a thin veil has been drawn over their personality by slight changes of name, while the sound is generally near enough to enable friends to trace out the reality. Some of the sketches included have had circulation in various newspapers, while others have been written especially for this volume. It is hoped that both old and new may be found welcome visitors s in the present form, especially in those odd half-hours for i X FKEFACE. which longer stories are not acceptable. The writer begs to return his warm, acknowledgments to the press for courtesies extended in previous ventures, and for the very kind and gen erous manner in which this collection has been noticed in advance. NEW YORK CITY, January, 1863. SPREES AND SPLASHES. i. BILLY BURTONS BOTHERATION OR, TWO SELLS FOR ONE THEATRE. PERHAPS the merriest winter of Burtons Theatre was the last of his personal management the win ter when Mathews, Brougham, Walcot, E. L. Dav enport and his wife, Pollv Marshall, Lizzie Weston Davenport, and all that jovial crew, played there. The shadow of managerial failure, though it had already loomed over Burton, had not yet settled upon him and certainly no abler collection of stars and stock company was ever gathered, than that with which during that closing winter he fought the phantom. Mathews had finished his round of performances and gone away to Boston, late in the season but Brougham, Walcot and several others of the pro minent actors yet lingered. The houses had been thin for a few days, and Burton felt the necessity of raising some description of excitement...

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781406771206
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1406771201
Livre de poche
Date de parution: 2007
Editeur: DODO PR
240 Pages
Poids: 0,308 kg
Langue: eng/Englisch

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