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Bell, at Aylesford, in the pleasant county of Kent, and consigning his horse, who seemed to have done a good day's work, to the ostler, entered the inn. As he passed through a side-door into the house, he encountered the landlord, a stout red-faced man, who, bowing obsequiously, ushered him into a small parlour.

"Any orders, Captain?" inquired the host.

"Yes, let me have some dinner," replied the guest, complacently surveying his handsome features in the little mirror over the mantelpiece, and twisting the points of his moustaches.

"What would you like, Captain?" said the host.

"Give me what you please," said the guest. "It's now just six o'clock. Let dinner be ready at seven precisely. I've ridden from Hounslow barracks since breakfast, and am infernally hungry, as you may suppose."

"No wonder you're hungry, Captain, if you've ridden from Hounslow," said the landlord, smiling. "Well, you shall have a roast fowl and broiled ham, and if that don't satisfy your appetite, there's a cold sirloin of beef to make out with."

"Put the sirloin on the table with the fowl, landlord."

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June 2015 : UK Paperback
Title: Old Court a Novel (Classic Reprint)
Author(s): William Harrison Ainsworth
ISBN: 1-330-43668-7 / 978-1-330-43668-4 (UK edition)
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August 2012 : UK Paperback
Title: Old Court; a Novel
Author(s): William Harrison Ainsworth
ISBN: 1-290-93181-X / 978-1-290-93181-6 (UK edition)
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May 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: Old court Volume 2; a novel
Author(s): William Harrison Ainsworth
ISBN: 1-236-38102-5 / 978-1-236-38102-6 (USA edition)
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May 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: Old court Volume 1; a novel
Author(s): William Harrison Ainsworth
ISBN: 1-231-15242-7 / 978-1-231-15242-3 (USA edition)
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March 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: Old Court: A Novel, Volume 2...
Author(s): William Harrison Ainsworth
ISBN: 1-276-51369-0 / 978-1-276-51369-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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April 2011 : USA Paperback
Title: Old Court. a Novel.
Author(s): William Harrison Ainsworth
ISBN: 1-241-57519-3 / 978-1-241-57519-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: British Library, Historical Print Editions
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April 2011 : USA Paperback
Title: Old Court. A novel. Vol. II.
Author(s): William Harrison Ainsworth
ISBN: 1-241-57522-3 / 978-1-241-57522-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: British Library, Historical Print Editions
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March 2011 : USA Paperback
Title: Old Court. A novel.
Author(s): William Harrison Ainsworth
ISBN: 1-241-17845-3 / 978-1-241-17845-1 (USA edition)
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August 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: Old court; a novel
Author(s): William Harrison Ainsworth
ISBN: 1-176-90260-1 / 978-1-176-90260-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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