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Jack Sheppard A Romance von Ainsworth, William H. (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 23.10.2010
  • Verlag: Pub One Info
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Jack Sheppard

On the night of Friday, the 26th of November, 1703, and at the hour of eleven, the door of a miserable habitation, situated in an obscure quarter of the Borough of Southwark, known as the Old Mint, was opened, and a man, with a lantern in his hand, appeared at the threshold. This person, whose age might be about forty, was attired in a brown double-breasted frieze coat, with very wide skirts, and a very narrow collar, a light drugget waistcoat, with pockets reaching to the knees, black plush breeches, grey worsted hose, and shoes with round toes, wooden heels, and high quarters, fastened by small silver buckles. He wore a three-cornered hat, a sandy-coloured scratch wig, and had a thick woollen wrapper folded round his throat. His clothes had evidently seen some service, and were plentifully begrimed with the dust of the workshop. Still he had a decent look, and decidedly the air of one well-to-do in the world. In stature, he was short and stumpy, in person, corpulent, and in countenance, sleek, snub-nosed, and demure

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    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Erscheinungsdatum: 23.10.2010
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9782819901334
    Verlag: Pub One Info
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