Two Girls on a Barge ... With Forty-Four Illustrations by F. H. Townsend. [Paperback] Cotes, V. Cecil.
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- Paperback: 234 pages
- Publisher: The British Library (3 May 2010)
- Language: English
- ASIN: B003LPTZCA
- Product Dimensions: 12.1 x 1.5 x 17.1 cm
Excerpt from Two Girls on a Barge And here I must explain that, being only a benighted Londoner, and without any 'varsity career to correct my etymology, I had long since dubbed Edna Devize generically Girton, ' to that sweet girl graduate's natural wrath. Girton, she said, was a collective title, and she wouldn't be called a horde! Edna then took the matter into her own hands at this juncture of affairs. She sat down with a decided air, and we composed a note to Messrs. Corbett, Of the London Salt Works. For, as everyone knows, Messrs. Corbett's boats are some of the best Of those which ply between London and Birmingham. It was a very charm ing note! And in it we set forth our desires in the simplest terms, and asked if Messrs. Corbett would be kind enough to help us in any way they could. Messrs. Corbett's preliminary cargo being salt would be a pleasant precedent to our occupa. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.