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...me," cries Jack
"So it does Jack--you see--it actually refreshes Jack! I say, Jack, which would you rather be?--a fat old printer," who has written a story about a confounded girl and a fellow that ruins her,--or a peer of Parliament with ten thousand a year?"
"March--my Lord March, do you take me for a fool?" says Jack, with a tearful voice. "Have I done anything to deserve this language from you?"
"I would rather win honour than honours: I would rather have genius than wealth.I would rather make my name than inherit it.though my father's, thank God, is an honest one," said the young Colonel. "But pardon me, gentlemen," and here making, them a hasty salutation, he ran across the parade towards a young and elderly lady and a gentleman, who were now advancing.
"It is the beautiful Miss Lowther. I remember now," says my lord. "See! he takes her arm! The report is, he is engaged to her."
"You don't mean to say such a fellow is engaged to any of the Lowthers of the North?" cries out Jack. "Curse me,... Thackeray, William M.
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