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Beau Nash

or, Bath in the eighteenth century
A novel by

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 Excerpt: ...Olivier; "and with that object I have brought a pair with me, as you see. I myself strongly recommend the fleuret for common quarrels. In a great quarrel it must be a veritable combat a Tepee.,' "Have you any objection?" said the general to Reginald. "None whatever," he replied. "For my own part, I should prefer it. But what will my adversary say?" "Oh!" he'll agree, I make no doubt," said the general. "Captain Blandford will answer for him." "I'll ascertain the point, when we arrive on the ground," said Olivier. "We shall soon be there," cried the general. "They are only about a hundred yards behind us," he added, looking back. "There is a nice retired spot on the right, very suitable for our purpose, with which I am acquainted," remarked Olivier. "We can go there, if you have no objection, general?" "By all means," was the reply. The general then ordered the coachman to drive to the spot indicated by M. Olivier. On reaching it the carriage stopped, and the occupants alighted. Presently the second carriage came up, and stopped about twenty yards from the first, and Frank and his second got out. While this was going on, M. Olivier begged Reginald to take off his sword. The young man complied, and received a foil in exchange. This done, Olivier and the general marched towards the others, and were met about half-way by Captain Blandford, bearing Frank's sword, which he delivered to the Frenchman--receiving a foil in return, and this he conveyed to his principal. In another minute, Olivier followed, and courteously saluting Frank, said: "You will be good enough to consider this as merely a fencing-match, sir, and regard me as the tieH ar...

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Hardback Editions

October 1977 : UK Hardback
Title: Beau Nash (New Portway Reprints)
Author(s): William Harrison Ainsworth
ISBN: 0-85997-273-9 / 978-0-85997-273-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: C.Chivers
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Paperback Editions

August 2011 : USA Paperback
Title: Beau Nash, Or, Bath In The Eighteenth Century
Author(s): William Harrison Ainsworth
ISBN: 1-176-05874-6 / 978-1-176-05874-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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