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ADVENTURES

OF A GENTLEMAN

SEARCH OF A HORSE.

By CAVEAT EMPTOR, Got,, One, &c.

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LONDON

LONGMAN, REES.ORME.BROWN, GREEN,&LONGMAN;

AND

SAMUEL BAGSTER,
No. 15, Paternoster Row, And No. 6, Vere Street, Oxford Street

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London: S. Bagster, Jun , Printer, 14, Bartholomew Clow.

SIR JOHN GURNEY, Knt.,

ONE OF THE BARONS OF HIS MAJESTY'S COURT OF EXCHEQUER,

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My Lord,

When the following pages were begun, the object was simply to amuse some saucy boys with whom Heaven has blest my fireside; their laugh, however, was shared by grown-up children, who were good-naturedly pleased to suggest that the addition of a little practical information might give a value to the preliminary nonsense; and finally, my printer, (who has long toiled with me in graver occupations, and whose retrospect of a useful and benevolent life

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