The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint)
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Excerpt from The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Vol. 2
He has commonly a broad, full face, curi ously mottled with red, as if the blood had been forced by hard feeding into every vessel Of the skin he is swelled into jolly dimensions by frequent potations Of malt liquors, and his bulk is still further increased by a multiplicity Of coats, in which he is buried like a cauli ﬂower, the upper one reaching to his heels. He wears a broad-brimmed, low-crowned hat a huge roll Of colored handkerchief about his neck, knowingly knotted and tucked in at the bosom; and has in summer-time a large bou quet Of ﬂowers in his button-hole the present, most probably, Of some enamored country lass. His waistcoat is commonly Of some bright color, striped, and his small-clothes extend far below the knees, to meet a pair iockey-boots which reach about half way up his legs.
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