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John Jorrocks and other characters

Gerald French

John Jorrocks and other characters

from the works of Robert Surtees

by Gerald French

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Published by Hutchinson & Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Surtees, R. S. -- 1805-1864.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementillustrated by The Rt. Hon. the Earl of Ypres.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20397306M

    Mrs. Jorrocks (mezzo) Captain Doleful (baritone) Dr. Roger Swizzle (tenor) James Pigg (baritone) Principal Musical Numbers. Ask Mr Jorrocks - (Jorrocks, Benjamin, Porters & Clerks) Belinda - (Benjamin, Charlie & Company) The Happiest Man Alive - (Jorrocks, Mrs. Jorrocks, Charlie, Belinda, Doleful). Plot John Jorrocks, Master-of-Foxhounds, is a social hero among the hunting fraternity. This successful huntsman and grocer's praises are even sung by the men in his tea warehouse. They also chorus the charms of his niece and ward, Belinda.

    Jorrocks's jaunts and jollities; the hunting, shooting, racing, driving, sailing, eating, eccentric and extravagant exploits of that renowned sporting citizen, Mr. John Jorrocks of St. Botolph Lane and Great Coram Street. With fifteen coloured illus. (New York, Appleton, ), by Robert Smith Surtees (page images at HathiTrust). Browse and buy a vast selection of Dogs Books and Collectibles on Passion for books. Sign On My Account Basket Help. Menu John Jorrocks and Other Characters. Surtees, Robert & French, Lieut.-Col the Hon. Gerald. 1st Edition. Mr Jorrocks' Lectors from Handley Cross. Surtees, R. S.

    John Jorrocks a renowned sporting citizen" is the first character created by English comic writer Robert Smith Surtees. Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities is one of the author's most celebrated and entertaining novels. A humorous narrative of the hunting, shooting, racing, sailing, and other eccentric and extravagant" exploits of a good-natured. John Jorrocks, Master-of-Foxhounds, is a social hero among the hunting fraternity. This successful huntsman and grocer's praises are even sung by the men in his tea warehouse. They also chorus the charms of his niece and ward, Belinda.


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John Jorrocks and other characters by Gerald French Download PDF EPUB FB2

"The Swell and the Surrey" is the first story and introduces Jorrocks and other characters associated with fox hunting. Other stories include Jorrocks being hauled to court for his toe committing a trespass, a visit to the horse races at Newmarket, and trips to Margate and Paris.

His other works include The Horseman's Manual (), Handley Cross (), Analysis of the Hunting Field (), Hawbuck Grange (), Plain or Ringlets () and Mr. Facey Romford's Hounds ( Posthumous). John Jorrocks and Other Characters: From the works of Robert Surtees: First printing: No jacket French, Lieut-Col Gerald Published by Hutchinson, London, United Kingdom ().

Robert Smith Surtees (17 May – 16 March ) was an English editor, novelist and sporting writer, widely known as R.

was the second son of Anthony Surtees of Hamsterley Hall, a member of an John Jorrocks and other characters book County Durham family. He is remembered for his invented character of Jorrocks, a vulgar but good-natured sporting cockney grocer. John Jorrocks and other characters from the works of Robert Surtees (Book, ) [] Get this from a library.

John Jorrocks and other characters from the works of Robert Surtees. Jorrocks’s Jaunts and Jollities, in full Jorrocks’s Jaunts and Jollities; or, The Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eating, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits of That Renowned Sporting Citizen, Mr.

John Jorrocks, of St. Botolph Lane and Great Coram Street, series of picaresque comic tales by Robert Smith Surtees, originally published as individual stories in his New Sporting Magazine between and.

Jorrocks’s Jaunts and Jollities, series of picaresque comic tales by Robert Smith Surtees, originally published as individual stories in his New Sporting Magazine between and and collected in book form in The ebullient Jorrocks is a vulgar Cockney grocer, a city man who loves the.

JOHN JORROCKS AND OTHER CHARACTERS by Lt.-Col. Hon. Gerald French, DSO and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Jorrocks is a Cockney grocer made good, living in London and patronising his beloved Surrey Hunt, and the stories of the book comprise a series of excursions to Newmarket, Paris, Margate, etc.

Occasionally difficult to follow but generally with understandable punchlines, I thought the greater value was in the glimpse the book offers int/5(8). John Jorrocks and other characters from the works of Robert Surtees. Illustrated by the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Ypres. London [etc.] Hutchinson [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Robert Smith Surtees; Robert Smith Surtees: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Gerald French.

Jorrocks is a cockney grocer with pretensions to be middle class, and he loves his fox hunting. There isn't much plot; as the title suggests, the book is more a collection of tales involving Jorrocks and the scrapes he gets into with all his friends and Reviews: John Jorrocks—a “renowned sporting citizen”—is the first character created by English comic writer Robert Smith Surtees.

Jorrocks’s Jaunts and Jollities is one of the author’s most celebrated and entertaining novels. Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jollities is a volume of occasionally-connected shorter stories about John Jorrocks, the cockney grocer smitten with country sports. Jorrocks' picaresque misadventures through town and field are comparable with those of his great contemporary, Mr Pickwick/5(3).

Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities by BAYNTUN-RIVIÈRE; ALKEN, Henry SURTEES, Robert Smith and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Jorrocks's jaunts and jollities, or, The hunting, shooting and extravagant exploits of John Jorrocks [by R.S.

Surtees [Surtees, Robert Smith] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Jorrocks's jaunts and jollities, or, The hunting, shooting and extravagant exploits of John Jorrocks [by R.S.

Surtees. A new edition, this copy bound in the original publisher's cloth binding. A work by Robert Smith Surtees, in which Surtees writes as the cockney grocer, John Jorrocks. This work is presents the character of Jorrocks and his numerous sporting exploits.

Undated, dated using Worldcat. Robert Smith Surtees was a journalist and novelist of the 19th. Between July and September he developed in these pages the humorous character of Mr.

John Jorrocks, a sporting grocer, the quintessence of Cockney vulgarity, good humour, absurdity, and cunning. The success of the sketches led to the conception of a similar scheme by Chapman and Seymour, which resulted in the ‘Pickwick Papers.’.

John Jorrocks and other Characters. From the Works of Robert Surtees Illustrated by the Earl of Ypres. by Edward Gerald French, John Denton Pinkstone French, et al. | 1 Jan User Review - Flag as inappropriate One of the joys of eccentric English comic literature.

The doings of John Jorrocks, a Cockney merchant who is Master of rhe Surrey Hounds, has become an esoteric part of English country and foxhunting culture. some of the expressions an incidents ahve passed into ordinary English discourse, albeit by an initiated few.5/5(1).

Full text of "Jorrocks's jaunts and jollities: being the hunting, shooting, racing, driving, sailing, eating, eccentric and extravagant exploits of that renowned sporting citizen, Mr. John Jorrocks" See other. ROBERT JORROCKS AND OTHER CHARACTERS.H/B ,COLOUR. £ Click & Collect. £ postage. Jorrocks's England 1st Edition By Anthony Steel Field Sports Hunting.

Mr John Jorrocks, c vintage book, £ Free postage. Click & Collect. Jorrocks' Jaunts & Jollities by R S Surtees (Everyman Library No.Storyline John Jorrocks is a down-to-earth cockney who suddenly gives up his job as a grocer to go and become the Squire in the village of Handley Cross.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis.The sporting hero referred to here is the inimitable John Jorrocks. Surtees was writing about Jorrocks as early as and, as mentioned above, a collection of tales relating to him was gathered together as Jorrock's Jaunts and Jollities in A further Jorrocksian novel, Hillingdon Hall.