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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Vol. 7: January-June, 1847 (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Vol. 7: January-June, 1847What do you mean to do, then, to increase the sum? Do you mean to make another bet with yourself?' No, no; that is well enough in its way when there is nothing else to be done; but I have now got a capital to begin the day with. There are worse dodges than picking up stones but it is not respectable. I will turn these browns, master, into a white shilling before long, if I once make up my mind whatspectable. I will turn these browns, master, into a white shilling before long, if I once make up my mind what lay to go upon.'About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis 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. read more