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JACK HORNET;

OR,

THE MARCH OF INTELLECT.

VOL. I.

LONDON: R. CLAY, PRINTER, BREAD STREET HILL. OR,

THE MARCH OF INTELLECT.

BY THE AUTHOR OF

* THE ADVENTURES OF AN IRISH GENTLEMAN."

Reform it altogether.”

SHAKESPEAR.
** Le vrai n'est pas toujours vraisemblable."

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. I.

LONDON :
RICHARD BENTLEY, NEW BURLINGTON STREET.

Go

JACK HORNET.

CHAPTER I.

A FASHIONABLE HOTEL_FISH OUT OF WATER.

“WELL, I declare this stylish hôtel of yours, my dear Sir Thomas, seems to me a regular piece of humbug. If this is to be fashionable, may the deuce take fashion ! I couldn't sleep all night, with your fashionable people knocking up the servants, and watchmen in the streets knocking down vulgar vagabonds. Then before day-break a parcel of noisy fellows, who sat up all night to be stirring early in the morning, and start for the Glauber races, routed the whole concern.

“ Glauber races! my dear Hornet,” replied Sir Thomas Green, to whom these

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