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Page 213 - ... a constant hurry. Could you embody in matter-of-fact all their] sham activity and bustling show, could you write down a truthful enumeration of the doings of a single week, I fear there would not be found one act which, were He saying, " Thou fool, this night shall thy soul be required of thee," the Judge of all would accept as a right deed or rightly done.
Page 172 - He sat that evening, his elbow on the table, his chin cupped in his hand, and Alix could not but be conscious of the fire in his sombre eyes.