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Foggerty's Fairy: And Other Tales (Classic Reprint)

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Foggerty's Fairy: And Other Tales (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from Foggerty's Fairy: And Other TalesDelighted with his newly-acquired liberty (for a long sea voyage, even under the most agreeable circumstances, is a cramping thing), Mr. Foggerty set off in the direction of New York, the singularity of his appearance in the Captain's suit evoking some amusement, and not a few comments, from the ladies and gentlemen of Port Monmouth. But Mr. Foggerty set all conjecture at rest by explaining that he was the Duke of Northumen of Port Monmouth. But Mr. Foggerty set all conjecture at rest by explaining that he was the Duke of Northum berland doing it for a wager - adding that the feat he had undertaken was accomplished, and he would feel much obliged if somebody would kindly scrape him down and loan him a suit or two of clothes, a gold watch, and an eye-glass, until he could communicate with his solicitor in London. He further stated that the wager was made with a certain Royal Personage of the very highestpossiblc rank, and that he was prepared to settle the amount won and Balmoral) on. Trustees in trust to build a cathedral and found a bishopric for Port Monmouth. Upon hearing of this pious resolve the clergyman of the parish, the Rev.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