The Iron Duke

IT is said the Duke of Wellington bought a book of the Hunchback at

Covent Garden Theatre, for which he gave a pound in gold, refusing to

receive the difference. His Grace seemed very ready to sacrifice a

sovereign, which he probably would have done had he at the time

refused to take no change. The Reform Bill was under consideration.

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