The Honor of the Name: Tr. from the French of Emile Gaboriau

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C. Scribner's sons, 1900 - 585 pages

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Page 25 - Comte d'Artois, and no one knew where he had gone or what had become of him. Ten years passed before I could make up my mind to inhabit the chateau — yes, ten years — during which I had the furniture dusted each morning as if the master was to return that very evening. At last I ventured. I heard M. d'Escorval declare that the duke had been killed in battle. So I took up my abode here; and day after day as the domain of Sairmeuse grew more productive and extensive under my care, I felt myself...

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