Falkenburg: A Tale of the Rhine

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Harper & Bros., 1860 - English fiction - 176 pages
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Page 6 - See! how she leans her cheek upon her hand: O! that I were a glove upon that hand, That I might touch that cheek.
Page 36 - Buvat rose, horrified at having to come home at such an hour. It was the first time such a thing had ever happened to him ; he rolled up the manuscript, tied it with a red ribbon, which had probably served as a sash to Mademoiselle...
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Page 140 - Eberstein put his hands in his pockets, leaned back in his chair, and looked as though he would have whistled, if he had been any where else.

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