Jackie (Google eBook)

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Houghton Mifflin, 1921 - 312 pages
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Page 234 - ... that there is a God, and that there is a future life.
Page 21 - When she was seated she put her elbows on the table, her chin in her hands, and stared with her black, rather mournful eyes into Gwen's face. 'You don't blame me?
Page 82 - He lit the lamp and set it in the middle of the table. The man who had followed Jackie in dosed the door.
Page 146 - Benny turned his head away so that she should not see the tears in his eyes. "Is it the funk that is troubling you?
Page 243 - Long ago when I was a very young man I fell in love with the Icelandic Sagas, and I learned enough Icelandic to read them with some difficulty in the original.
Page 191 - He would have liked to club her, take her by the hair of her head, and drag her off to his cave. Very much of a throw-back was Bowman, very primitive; a compound of beast and man, the former predominating. "You're looking fine to-night,
Page 51 - For that look alone he would have followed her to the ends of the earth, though he had to limp on a crutch all the way.
Page 237 - I have told you the truth. If you do not believe me you can make certain for yourself.

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