The Sinners' Syndicate

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Hurst and Blackett, 1907 - 318 pages
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Page 15 - She is older than the rocks among which she sits; like the vampire, she has been dead many times, and learned the secrets of the grave; and has been a diver in deep seas, and keeps their fallen day about her ; and trafficked for strange webs with Eastern merchants; and, as Leda, was the mother of Helen of Troy, and, as Saint Anne, the mother of Mary...
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Page 96 - There was a long silence, broken only by the heavy breathing of Goddard. " Eeally, Mr. Short," said the squire at last, " I have no intention of keeping you up all night.
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