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Trumpet-Major and Robert, His Brother
By Rachel F. Hirsch (narrator), Thomas Hardy, Tavia Gilbert (narrator), Therese Plummer (narrator), Kimberly Mccreight and Lauren Fortgang (narrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Ams Pr Inc
Publication date June 1, 1984
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780404607418
ISBN-10 0404607411
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Original list price $32.50
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...unfortunate days. He might have gone to Weymouth every afternoon, stood before Gloucester Lodge till the King and Queen came out, held his hat in his hand, and enjoyed their Majesties' smiles at his homage all for nothing--watched the picketmounting, heard the different bands strike up, observed the staff; and, above all, have seen the pretty Weymouth girls go trip-trip-trip along the Esplanade, deliberately fixing their innocent eyes on the distant sea, the gray cliffs, and the sky, and accidentally on the soldiers and himself. "I'll raze out her image," he said. "She shall make a fool of me no more." And his resolve resulted in conduct which had elements of real greatness. He went back to his father, whom he found in the mill-loft. "Tis true, father, what you say," he observed; "my brains will turn to bilge-water if I think of her much longer. By the oath of a--navigator, I wish I could sigh less and laugh more. Gad, she's gone. Why can't I let her go, and be happy? But how begin?" "Take it careless, my son," said the miller, "and lay yourself out to enjoy snacks and cordials." "Ah--that's a thought!" said Bob. "Baccy is good for't. So is sperrits. Though I don't advise thee to drink neat." "Baccy--I'd almost forgot it!" said Captain Loveday. He went to his room, hastily untied the package of tobacco that he had brought home, and began to make use of it in his own way, calling to David for a bottle of the old household mead that had lain in the cellar these eleven years. He was discovered by his father threequarters of an hour later as a half-invisible object behind a cloud of smoke. The miller drew a breath of relief. "Why, Bob," he said, "I thought the house was a-fire!" "I'm smoking rather fast to drown my reflections, father. Tis no...

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Hardcover
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With Therese Plummer (other contributor), Tavia Gilbert (other contributor), Rachel F. Hirsch (other contributor), Lauren Fortgang (other contributor), Kimberly Mccreight | from Ams Pr Inc (June 1, 1984); titled "Trumpet-Major and Robert, His Brother"
9780404607418 | details & prices | List price $32.50
This edition also contains Where They Found Her
About: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780140432732
 
With Barbara H. Rosenwein, Roger Ebbatson (other contributor) | Reissue edition from Viking Pr (January 1, 1989)
9780140432732 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $6.95
This edition also contains A Short History of the Middle Ages: From C. 900 to C. 1500
About: In Wessex, during the Napoleonic Wars, two brothers, John and Robert Loveday, become rivals for the hand of Anne Garland
Editions for the work Where They Found Her
Hardcover
The price comparison is for this edition
With Tavia Gilbert (other contributor), Thomas Hardy, Rachel F. Hirsch (other contributor), Lauren Fortgang (other contributor), Kimberly Mccreight | from Ams Pr Inc (June 1, 1984); titled "Trumpet-Major and Robert, His Brother"
9780404607418 | details & prices | List price $32.50
This edition also contains The Trumpet-Major and Robert His Brother
About: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.

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