A passion in tatters (Google eBook)

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Page 136 - We have, therefore, taken certain military precautions, and I have not the slightest doubt in my own mind that it was right to do so.
Page 165 - But oh for a touch of the vanished hand, And a sound of the voice that is still !
Page 167 - Baldwin, to what am I indebted for the honour of this visit ?" " To a siticere and earnest desire on my part, Mr.
Page 123 - ... God's sake listen! Hear what I have to say!" The Colonel looked at him again. Perhaps it was the passion of earnestness in the young man's face that touched him. Perhaps he felt that it was unwise to leave it to be said that he had not heard both sides. The end was that he waved his hand and said: "My time is not my own. I have no right to spend it on merely private interests; but if you will make your story as short as possible I will hear what you have to say.
Page 158 - I have undergone too many sudden shocks to be able to bear any more ; tell me fairly what you are going to do." " I am not going to do anything, save to entreat you to be perfectly frank with me.
Page 249 - I wouldn't have had you do it for the world," Rupert said, with an air of mortified affection, when he learnt what she had done.

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