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" With the tail of his eye he saw the door — even glanced at it from time to time directly, like a besieged commander pleased to verify the good estate of his defences. But in truth he was at peace. "
The Broken Shaft: Tales in Mid-ocean - Page 67
by Francis Marion Crawford, Robert Louis Stevenson, F. Anstey, Walter Herries Pollock, William Archer, Tighe Hopkins - 1885 - 223 pages
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Short Stories, Volume 19

Alfred Ludlow White - 1895
...packing-case before the cabinet, and began to search among the keys. It was a long business, for there were many; and it was irksome, besides; for, after...commander pleased to verify the good estate of his defences. But in truth he was at peace. The rain falling in the street sounded natural and pleasant....
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Romance: Being the Tales of the New York Story Club, Volume 1

Short stories, American - 1891
...packingcase before the cabinet, and began to search among the keys. It was a long business, for there were many; and it was irksome, besides; for, after...commander pleased to verify the good estate of his defences. But in truth he was at peace. The rain falling in the street sounded natural and pleasant....
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The novels and tales of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 7

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1895
...packing-case before the cabinet, and began to search among the keys. It was a long business, for there were many ; and it was irksome, besides ; for, after...commander pleased to verify the good estate of his defences. But in truth he was at peace. The rain falling in the street sounded natural and pleasant....
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Stories by English authors, Volume 4

English fiction - 1896
...packing-case before the cabinet, and began to search among the keys. It was a long business, for there were many, and it was irksome besides ; for, after...commander pleased to verify the good estate of his defences. But in truth he was at peace. The rain falling in the street sounded natural and pleasant....
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Stories by English Authors ..., Volume 4

Short stories, English - 1896
...packing-case before the cabinet, and began to search among the keys. It was a long business, for there were many, and it was irksome besides; for, after...occupation sobered him. With the tail of his eye he saw the door—even glanced at it from time to time directly, like a besieged commander pleased to verify the...
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Specimens of the short story

George Henry Nettleton - Fiction - 1901 - 229 pages
...began to search among the keys. It was a long business, for there were many ; and it was irksome, 20 besides ; for. after all, there might be nothing in...time directly, like a besieged commander pleased to 2S verify the good estate of his defenses. But in truth he was at peace. The rain falling in the street...
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Specimens of the Short Story

George Henry Nettleton - Fiction - 1901 - 229 pages
...began to search among the keys. It was a long business, for there were many; and it was irksome, 20 besides ; for. after all, there might be nothing in...occupation sobered him. With the tail of his eye he saw the door—even glanced at it from time to time directly, like a besieged commander pleased to 2 5 verify...
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The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 7

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1902
...packing-case before the cabinet, and began to search among the keys. It was a long business, for there were many ; and it was irksome, besides ; for, after...commander pleased to verify the good estate of his defences. But in truth he was at peace. The rain falling in the street sounded natural and pleasant....
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The Book of the Short Story

Alexander Jessup, Henry Seidel Canby - Short stories - 1903 - 507 pages
...packing-case before the cabinet, and began to search among the keys. It was a. long business, for there were many; and it was irksome, besides; for, after...commander pleased to verify the good estate of his defences. But in truth he was at peace. The rain falling in the streel sounded natural and pleasant....
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Modern English Prose

George Rice Carpenter, William Tenney Brewster - English prose literature - 1904 - 481 pages
...packing case before the cabinet, and began to search among the keys. It was a long business, for there were many ; and it was irksome, besides ; for, after...commander pleased to verify the good estate of his defences. But in truth he was at peace. The rain falling in the street sounded natural and pleasant....
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