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De Courcy, The Hon. George

The second son.

"...having been a spendthrift all his life, he had now [since his marriage] become strictly parsimonious. Having reached the discreet age of forty, he had at last learned that beggary was objectionable; and he, therefore, devoted every energy of his mind to save shillings and pence.... Though possessed of an income, he would take no steps towards possessing himself of a house. He hung by the paternal mansion, either in town or country; drank the paternal wines, rode the paternal horses, and had even contrived to obtain his wife's dresses from the maternal milliner" - The Small House at Allington