The Missing Man (Google eBook)

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four seas Company, 1922
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Bank cashier and mill manager Vane Hamilton vanishes for two weeks every May, telling no one -- including his wife, Constance -- where he goes. When he fails to return from one of these trips, detectives work fruitlessly until Constance gives Vane up for dead -- and he returns, claiming amnesia. But Constance is not sure that this Vane is actually the man she married... 

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Page 29 - Wretches! ye loved her for her wealth and hated her for her pride, And when she fell in feeble health, ye blessed her that she died! How shall the ritual, then, be read? - the requiem how be sung By you - by yours, the evil eye, - by yours, the slanderous tongue That did to death the innocence that died, and died so young?' Peccavimus; but rave not thus! and let a Sabbath song Go up to God so solemnly the dead may feel no wrong! The sweet Lenore hath 'gone before...
Page 158 - You, as foreman of this grand jury, shall diligently inquire and true presentment make, of all such matters and things as shall be given you in charge; the counsel of the people of this state, your fellows...
Page 158 - Saving yourself and fellow jurors, you, as foreman of this grand inquest, shall diligently inquire and true presentment make, of all such matters and things as shall be given you in charge or otherwise come to your knowledge, touching the present service.
Page 149 - ... decree, or who makes any false entry in any book, report or statement of the bank, with intent in either case to injure or defraud the bank, or any...
Page 180 - SWEET, thou hast trod on a heart. Pass ; there's a world full of men ; And women as fair as thou art Must do such things now and then. Thou only hast stepped unaware, Malice, not one can impute ; And why should a heart have been there In the way of a fair woman's foot...
Page 226 - ... 32 Cal. 332.) A complaint in ejectment need show no more than that at the time of the commencement of the action the plaintiff is entitled to the possession of the demanded premises, and that the same is unlawfully withheld from him by the defendant. It need not show that the plaintiff will be entitled to such possession at any future period of time. As was said in Pico v. Pico, 56 Cal. 453, there is nothing in our Code which provides for anticipatory pleading. In this case it did not appear...
Page 81 - Drag early in the spring as soon as the frost is out of the ground.
Page 149 - ... issue or put forth any certificate of deposit, draw any order or bill of exchange, make any acceptance, assign any note, bond...
Page 158 - ... but you shall present things truly as they come to your knowledge, according to the best of your understanding. So help you God.
Page 134 - The dying man did not answer at once and, when he did, it was in...

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