The Courtesy Dame: A Novel

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Dodd, Mead, 1900 - 251 pages


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Page 24 - As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a, fair woman which is without discretion.
Page 226 - I thought that I had seen him before, but I could not recollect when : his face was certainly familiar to me, but, as I had been informed by the officers on deck, that the captain was a Count Shucksen, a person I had never heard of, I thought that I must be mistaken. I therefore addressed him in French, paying him a long compliment, with all the necessary...
Page 90 - The candle in the bougeoir had burnt down to the socket; a book lay half open on the carpet at her feet. The girl started when she saw that the bed had not been occupied, and that her mistress still wore an evening dress. She rushed to Mlle.

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