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Holly Tree Inn

Aime e. Beringer

Holly Tree Inn

play in one act.

by Aime e. Beringer

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Samuel French in New York, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesFrench"s edition of acting plays [1870?-1915] -- 153
ContributionsDickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13831373M

Resolved to capture him or perish in the attempt, he closed with the bustard; but the bustard, who had formed a counter-resolution that he should do neither, threw him, stunned him, and was last seen making off due west. He sat behind his breakfast-cup, a tearing away at the jelly, as if he had been his own father. Walmers, he said to him when he gave him notice of his intentions to leave, "Cobbs," he says, "have you anythink to complain of? For the better devotion of himself to this branch of industry, he had constructed a secret door behind the head of the bed; and when the visitor oppressed with pie had fallen asleep, this wicked landlord would look softly in with a lamp in one hand and a knife in the other, would cut his throat, and would make him into pies; for which purpose he had coppers, underneath a trap-door, always boiling; and rolled out his pastry in the dead of the night.

And so have I. I am going into Yorkshire, myself, when I leave here. As to the small account here, sir, in case you was to find yourself running at all short, that don't signify; because I am a part proprietor of this inn, and it could stand over. Pray, ma'am, where is my boy? No, my good fellow.

He didn't know. He sat behind his breakfast-cup, a-tearing away at the jelly, as if he had been his own father. It was definitely light reading, not too engrossing perhaps, but perfect for a guest room at Christmastime. Finally, Boots says, that's all about it.


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Holly Tree Inn book

In the course of the morning, Master Harry rang the bell,--it was surprising how that there boy did carry on,--and said, in a sprightly way, "Cobbs, is there any good walks in this neighbourhood?

I looked at him. Once he came upon them by the pond, and heard Master Harry say, "Adorable Norah, kiss me, and say you love me to distraction, or I'll jump in head foremost.

He pretended to have seen a bustard I suspect him to have been familiar with the dodoin manner following: He was out upon the plain at the close of a late autumn day, when he dimly discerned, going on before him at a curious fitfully bounding pace, what he at first supposed to be a gig-umbrella that had been blown from some conveyance, but what he presently believed to be a lean dwarf man upon a little pony.

His plan is to sail to America and die or something I read that part several days ago, but this story is so unremarkable that I can't remember all the details, and I'm too disinterested to look it upbut on Christmas Eve he gets snowed in at the Holly-Tree Inn where he might have spent some time with his betrothed in the past?

About eleven or twelve at night comes back the Governor in a chaise, along with Mr. He did suppose he might have stayed there till now if he had been anyways inclined. For the better devotion of himself to this branch of industry, he had constructed a secret door behind the head of the bed; and when the visitor oppressed with pie had fallen asleep, this wicked landlord would look softly in with a lamp in one hand and a knife in the other, would cut his throat, and would make him into pies; for which purpose he had coppers, underneath a trap-door, always boiling; and rolled out his pastry in the dead of the night.

Walmers looks amused and very serious, both at once, and says to our missis, "We are much indebted to you, ma'am, for your kind care of our little children, which we can never sufficiently acknowledge.

Seen a good deal? Bless your soul, he'd have throwed off his little hat, and tucked up his little sleeves, and gone in at a lion, he would, if they had happened to meet one, and she had been frightened of him. He was a gentleman that had a will of his own and a eye of his own, and that would be minded.

The gentleman was on the window-seat, supporting the lady in his arms. Boots goes in, too, holding the light, and he sees Mr. I myself, doubled up into an attitude from which self-extrication was impossible, was taken out of my frame, like a clown in a comic pantomime who has tumbled into a tub, five times by the taper's light during the eggs and bacon.

It really was as much as he could do, he don't mind confessing to me, to look them two young things in the face, and think what a wicked old father of lies he had grown up to be. Thank you!

The poor traveller: Boots at the Holly

Then I came to the Inns of Paris, with the pretty apartment of four pieces up one hundred and seventy-five waxed stairs, the privilege of ringing the bell all day long without influencing anybody's mind or body but your own, and the not-too-much-for-dinner, considering the price.

It's better than millions of the brightest diamonds to be liked by Norah. And the courage of the boy! Your most obedient, sir. He turned to apologise, and, by heaven, it was Edwin! Pray, ma'am, where is my boy? When we came within a town, and found the church clocks all stopped, the dial-faces choked with snow, and the inn-signs blotted out, it seemed as if the whole place were overgrown with white moss.

It really was as much as he could do, he don't mind confessing to me, to look them two young things in the face, and think what a wicked old father of lies he had grown up to be.

The gentleman was on the window-seat, supporting the lady in his arms. Still the coachman and guard--who kept together on the box, always in council, and looking well about them--made out the track with astonishing sagacity.

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