The Elusive Hildegarde

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R. F. Fenno, 1900 - American fiction - 322 pages
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Page 319 - For manners are not idle, but the fruit Of loyal nature, and of noble mind.
Page 275 - I regret that I have but one life to give for my country!
Page 309 - I want to ask you a question and I hope you will not misunderstand my motive.
Page 13 - He was standing at the opposite side of the room with his back towards me and a book in his hand, but a board creaked as I stepped on it, and he swung round quickly. He was surprised to see me, and no mistake. 'What do you want here...
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Page 75 - He leaned back in his chair and rested his chin on his hand as he looked at her. " I suppose, then, you have often met Hildegarde Kent at the Conservatory?
Page 159 - Francis planted her elbow on the arm of her chair and rested her cheek on her palm. " Having known Miss Kent at school," she said deliberately, " I should think you would have been very much interested in our discussion of her.
Page 203 - I'm going to understand," he severely answered, " where she has been and what she has been doing in the past three months while I have been sending her two hundred and seventy-five dollars a month to support her and pay for her lessons at the New York Conservatory.
Page 306 - Her face was flushed and there was a brightness in her eyes that suggested tears. " Father has not consented to your going ? " Lyon relentlessly demanded.

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