Eve Triumphant

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G. P. Putnams̕ Sons, 1902 - 459 pages
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Page 109 - ... out of the inner office, revolver in hand, and headed toward the street. When Adrian Urarte, a colleague of Joseba's, tried to take the revolver from her, she fired two more shots, which buzzed harmlessly about the office. Penzini's stupefied staff let her leave the building. The poised young blonde hailed a cab and told the driver to take her to the police station, for she had just killed a man. The cab driver obediently drove her to the police station where she gave herself up. Her father and...
Page 380 - What thou- seest when thou dost wake, Do it for thy true love take." But to return to Hermia, who made her escape out of her father's house that night, to avoid the death she was doomed to for refusing to marry Demetrius.
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