Valentine

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Houghton Mifflin, 1913 - 317 pages
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Page 2 - Are you impatient with this young man ? He has little character for the moment. Most youths are like Pope's women — they have no character at all. And indeed a character that does not wait for circumstances to shape it is of small worth in the race that must be run. To be set too early, is to take the work out of the hands of the Sculptor who fashions men. Happily a youth is always at school...
Page 23 - Duke also, and I shall be very glad if I can be of any service in aiding his noble purpose.
Page 147 - And the sooner the better!" She looked about her, a little helplessly. Then she glanced at Keenan. "See, he's coming to!" "Are you ready?" Durkin demanded sharply. "Yes," she answered, in her dead and resigned voice, as she took up her hat and coat. "But where are we going?
Page 51 - In the result he was in the deuce of a hole, and almost the only thing to be said for him was that he had n't had recourse to money-lenders.

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