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Page 248 - Hesitating on the threshold of the palazzo he looked at his watch. It was too dark to see the time, but a neighbouring bell-tower prompted him with a sudden boom of eight.
Page 147 - ... stars that he had been saved from making a fool of himself, for he could scarcely have chosen a moment less fortunate for declaring his nationality.
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