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Page 131 - Cervi's head on some other girl's body ; and he tried to persuade himself that it would be better to cover the bust of the sleeping girl with a light drapery.
Page x - ... into suspicion, and filling its victim with a petulant and unreasonable madness. All this Anthony Vert understands, and can describe with very uncommon power. The soul of a jealous woman is analysed with artistic completeness, and proved to be the petty, intolerant, half-insane thing it really is. ... The plot is well conceived, and well carried out. Anthony Vert may be congratulated on having written a very clever novel.