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"So George determined to postpone study of the banjo until he reached home. But he did not get much opportunity even there. Mrs. P. used to come up and say she was very sorry—for herself, she liked to hear him—but the lady upstairs was in a very delicate state, and the doctor was afraid it might injure the child."
"George tried taking it out with him late at night, and practising round the square. But the inhabitants complained to the police about it, and a watch was set for him one night, and he was captured. The evidence against him was very clear, and he was bound over to keep the peace ior six months."
Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog)/ Page 232
Harris would get angry and the dog would howl , '' he tried on two or three evenings , while we were up the river , to get a little practice , but it was never a success . Harris's language used to be enough to unnerve any man ; added to which , Montmorency would sit and howl steadily , right through the performance . It was not giving the man a fair chance .
Three men in a boat ( the book )