The Devourers

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Page 274 - It was the first time he had called her by her name, and it sounded so sweetly that he said it again.
Page 155 - Newman sat a while longer, leaning his elbows on his knees and his head in his hands, and Mrs. Tristram continued to temper charity with philosophy and compassion with criticism. At last she inquired, "And what does the Count Valentin say to it?
Page 52 - He dropped into a chair, and hid his face in his hands, while his wife soothed him with loving excuses for what he had done, with tender protests against the exaggerations of his remorse. She said that he had done the only thing he could do ; that Lily wished it, and that she never had blamed him. " Why, I don't believe she would ever have married Captain...
Page 166 - We will go up to the nursery now," she said, to the children. " You know we have to finish that story, Johnny." And with her two charges running before her, in a great hurry for the story, she went out of the room and closed the door behind her.

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