These letters were written only a few weeks after Ernest had been ordained, but they are nothing to others that he wrote a little later on. ???Adore the transient Pageant of a Day, Letters had been written to Miss Pontifex鈥檚 brothers and sisters, one and all came post-haste to Roughborough. Before they arrived the poor lady was already delirious, and for the sake of her own peace at the last I am half glad she never recovered consciousness. 668彩票网app下载 ???Adore the transient Pageant of a Day, TO MISS 鈥楲EILA鈥?HAMILTON. It was nearly dark when Mrs. Wright reached Burns's, where several young men were standing round the door. Touching their hats respectfully to her as she entered, they soon followed her into a low room, permeated with the sickening odor of whisky and stale tobacco, where a young man lay with blackened eyes, a gash over the left temple, and a broken arm. 鈥淭here is a bathroom upstairs fitted with every modern luxury.鈥? Cor. I will, Sir. ???Yet do'st all Constancy disclaim, It always ended in the same way鈥攖he transfer of half-a-crown from the colonel to 鈥榯he Boy;鈥?the speedy exchange of the whole sum into liquor, the most potent description preferred, a free fight, for 鈥榯he Boy鈥?was quarrelsome in his cups, a temporary relegation to the guard-room, from which he was sure to be immediately released by the officer of the day. When Hanlon misconducted himself he always got off scot free. Colonel Prioleau would never punish 鈥榯he Boy.鈥? ???Adore the transient Pageant of a Day, 鈥業 talked with A. a little about the fasting. He told me with gusto that he had once gone to the house of a Muhammadan friend, who happened to have a little hole in his door, on one of the days of the fast. A., the old rogue, peeped through the hole, and detected his friend in the act of eating. A. then knocked at the door. His friend鈥攊t made me think of Friar Tuck!鈥攑opped the food into a box, wiped his mouth, and was ready to receive his visitor. 鈥淲hat were you doing?鈥?asked A. 鈥淩eading,鈥?was the reply. Then A. opened the box, and showed the discomfited hypocrite the food, and鈥攁ccording to his own account鈥攇ave the man a lecture. I have my doubts about the latter part of the story鈥擨 mean the lecture.鈥?