Richard Chatterton, Volume 3

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Grosset & Dunlap, 1919 - 341 pages

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Page 77 - ... Tis well to be merry and wise, 'Tis well to be honest and true; 'Tis well to be off with the old love, Before you are on with the new.
Page 253 - ... self-sacrifice, whose throne Only a loftier height from which to scan The purpose of her people, their desires, Thoughts, hopes, fears, needs, joys, sorrows, sadnesses, Their strength in weal, their comforter in woe — That this her mortal habitation should Lie cold and tenantless ! Alas ! Alas ! Too often life has to be taught by death The meaning and the pricelessness of love, Not understood till lost. But she — but she Was loved as monarch ne'er was loved before From girlhood unto womanhood,...
Page 188 - Yes/ he said, ' we talk to each other of everything ; we have no secrets between us. There is nothing in the world I would not do for you, nor you, I think, for me.
Page 94 - He glanced at his watch and was surprised to find that it was still only twenty minutes to twelve.
Page 276 - ... to his nose and exit. Enter MAY in wedding dress. BRIERLY. Ah, May, darling! [Takes her by the hand and kisses her. SAM [looking in]. I saw you! [Exit. BRIERLY. Hang that boy! But never mind his impudence, my own little wife. MAY. Not yet, sir. BRIERLY. In two hours. MAY. There's many a slip between the cup and the lip, you know.
Page 7 - Meredith got out of his chair and stood with his back to the fire. " It'll do me no end of good,
Page 85 - Victor felt the terrible depression of spirits which such a state of affairs must inevitably bring on, and he wished from the bottom of his heart that he had never come out at all.
Page 271 - Charge* d' Affaires arrived, and said to me, " When you assembled your compatriots yesterday (I hope you will forgive me for what I am going to say, but we are obliged to keep our Governments informed of all that is important), I took advantage of my familiarity with the Embassy during the time that your predecessor, the Due d'Harcourt, was there, tc make my way to a small staircase, the landing of which is contiguous to the saloon in which...
Page 193 - Kate tried to answer, but the words seemed to stick in her throat, and her lips only moved. " I've got a snug little skiff o...
Page 11 - He got up and went to sit on the arm of her chair. "Do you realize that a month to-day we shall be married?

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