On the Bright Shore

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Little, Brown,, 1898 - Artists - 147 pages
The content of the novella is the love affairs of nearly fifty-year-old Pole, the artist-painter Świrski.

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Page 112 - The only modern romance -with which it can be compared for fire, sprigktliness, rapidity of action, swift changes, and absorbing interest is "The Three Musketeers " of Dumas. — New York Tribune. " With Fire and Sword " is the first of a trilogy of historical romances of Poland, Russia, and Sweden.
Page 113 - With Fire and Sword*" . , . The whole story sivarms with brilliant pictures of war, and with personal episodes of battle and adventure. — New York Tribune. THE DELUGE. An Historical Novel of Poland, Sweden, and Russia. By HENRYK SIENKIEWICZ. Translated from the Polish by JEREMIAH CURTIN. A sequel to
Page 111 - MESSRS. LITTLE, BROWN & Co. : Gentlemen, — Having concluded with you an agreement concerning my novels, translated by Mr. Jeremiah Curtin and published by your house, I have the honor to declare that the publication of these novels by other publishers would be done against my will and interest. As far as I know, I cannot put a legal stop to their publication by others, but I think that public opinion in your country might in this case take the place of law, since the feeling of commercial honor...
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Page 31 - Svirski to take him by the collar and throw him out of the lift, as he deserved for his joke, he would fall too far.

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