I now began to think that I was indeed a thorough aquot; man of the world, aquot; and that I had played my cards with a tact which ... But what was I ? A youngman who had studied the world according to the rule* which observation had laid down. .... Fortunately a steam packet was about to leave for London ; and we availed ourselves of this opportunity to cross the channel. ... and ordered home immense quantities of articles of the wardrobe, and jewellery, upon credit, and in the name of Ladyanbsp;...