Some One Else, Volume 1

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Sampson Low, Marston, Serle & Rivington, 1885 - Book jackets
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Page 185 - A bachelor I will Live as I have lived still, And never take a wife To crucify my life.
Page 93 - ... find us amusing company — and Alice will be simply beside herself under any circumstances. I know her tempers after those " refreshing evenings " at the Lefevres'.) May, dear, don't cry like that ! MAY. I will! I will! I will! You — you don't know why ! SCRIFFsHAW. (Revolving many matters?) We may just as well be hanged for a sheep as a lamb.
Page 146 - You were born with a silver spoon in your mouth, and that falls to- the lot of few.
Page 253 - He would he taken from that place to another, and on such and such a day he would be hanged by the neck until he was dead, and might God have mercy upon his soul.
Page 22 - I may as well tell you at once that I shall not allow this fellow to stand for a moment between me and Laura.
Page 78 - ... one or two places, far overhead, all combined to keep you to the spot, though you would fain get away. The feeling of awe was added to picturesque beauty, making it at once attractive and repellant — a feeling that called Hood's lines into remembrance, in spite of the fair ladies present : — And over all there hung a sense of fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, Which said as plain as music in the ear The place is haunted. The green leaves of the liverwort, the Marchantia polymorpka...
Page 19 - You spent your time idling about, amusing yourself, with a pipe in your mouth, and your hands in your pockets...
Page 241 - You don't look as if there was much the matter with you now," said Gussie, surveying him steadily.

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