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THE
BUSINESS OF PLEASURE

BY
EDMUND YATES
AUTHOR OF "BLACK SHEEP"

LONDON

GEORGE ROUTLEDGE AND SONS
BROADWAY, LUDGATE HILL
NEW YORK : 416 BROOME STREET
1879


TO
WILLIAM HENRY WILLS
AT WHOSE SUGGESTION
MOST OF THE ESSAYS HEREIN CONTAINED
WERE WRITTEN
This Volume is Enscribed
WITH THE AUTHOR'S SINCEREST REGARD.

Kensington, May 1865

Chapter 1 - Introductory
Chapter 2 - Cremorne Gardens
Chapter 3 - The Greenwich Dinner

Chapter 4 - Riding London : Of Omnibuses

Chapter 5 - Riding London : Of Cabs, Jobs and Black Jobs

Chapter 6 - Riding London : Of the Parcels-Delivery Company and "Pickford's"

Chapter 7 - My Excursion Agent

Chapter 8 - Holding up the Mirror

Chapter 9 - Tom Moody and Co.

Chapter 10 - My Newspaper

Chapter 11 - Gunning

Chapter 12 - The Grimgribber Rifle Corps : We Commence the "Movement"

Chapter 13 - More of the Grimgribber Rifle Corps - Our New Captain

Chapter 14 - Grimgribber Position-Drill

Chapter 15 - Warlike Wimbledon

Chapter 16 - Kensal Green

Chapter 17 - A Trial of Jewry

Chapter 18 - Carefully Moved in Town and Country

Chapter 19 - An Easter Revival

Chapter 20 - The Millers and Their Men

Chapter 21 - Case for the Prosecution

Chapter 22 - Case for the Prisoner

Chapter 23 - Pincher Astray
Chapter 24 - Boys
Chapter 25 - In and On an Omnibus
Chapter 26 - The Dirty Derby
Chapter 27 - Innocents' Day
Chapter 28 - Sawdust and Lamps
Chapter 29 - Lectured in Basinghall Street
Chapter 30 - Haunted Hoxton
Chapter 31 - Very hard upon my Aunt
Chapter 32 - Hotspur Street, W.
Chapter 33 - Gazetting Extraordinary
Chapter 34 - On the Public Service
Chapter 35 - Assault and Battery
Chapter 36 - Silent Highwaymen