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De Courcy, The Hon. John

"...the third son had as yet taken to himself no wife, and as he had not hitherto made himself conspicuously useful in any special walk of lift, his family were beginning to regard him as a burden. Having no income of his own to save, he had not copied his brother's virtue of parsimony; and ... had made himself so generally troublesome to his father, that he had been on more than one occasion threatened with expulsion from the family roof." - The Small House at Allington