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Rending. 'Harold, the Last of the Saxon
Kings,' by Lord Lytlon

: Quartet

Selections from:


(The Eighth of the ' Browns of Owdham ' Series)
By EDWIN Lewis
Bookmakers, Racegoers, etc.
Sarah and Bill, in their very best clothes, are watching an elegant bookmaker outside the enclosure at Aintree. The object of their attention is a portly gentleman, dressed in morning clothes and a white top-hat. The lure of ' money for nothing,' offered by a beneficent bookmaker, attracts Bill's hand to his pocket from time to time almost unconsciously. So far, however, Sarah's eagle eye has barred the way between Bill's pocket and the bookmaker's bag.


Unknown: Edwin Lewis
Sarah Brown: Hylda Metcalf
Bill Brown: E H Bridgstock
Mr Baggs (Owner of ' Owdham Lad '): J. Edward Roberts
Jerry Dodds (a Jockey): F A Nicholls
James Montgomery: Harold Cluff

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