Ballard admitted he was no hand at giving descriptions; the man was apparently a gentleman and the woman well, not exactly a lady, although she had a very fine flow of language.
He took her up in his arms in the way of a bachelor who has had amateur experience of the carrying of nieces.
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|Birth:||22nd April, 1859|
William Pett Ridge was for some time a clerk in the Railway Clearing House, and began about 1891 to write humorous sketches for the St James's Gazette and other papers. He published first novel was A Clever Wife, but he secured his first striking success with his fifth, Mord Em'ly, an excellent example of his ability to draw humorous portraits of lower class life.
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