The Chronicles of Don Q.

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J.B. Lippincott, 1904 - 313 pages
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Page 320 - The Mighty Atom* can scarcely fail in accomplishing a vast amount of good. It should be on the shelves of every public library in England and America. Marie Corelli has many remarkable qualities as a writer of fiction. Her style is singularly clear and alert, and she is the most independent of thinkers and authors of fiction ; but her principal gift is an imagination which rises on a bold and easy wing to the highest heaven of invention.
Page 67 - As he retreated, he stumbled against the little table, and the chink of the phials that stood upon it was audible. " Is that you, my good Annetta ? " said the voice of the duke. The duke was in the act of raising a glass of wine to his lips. He laid it hastily down, and his keen eyes darted fire at the intruder. " What means this ? " asked he, in a voice that was somewhat uncertain. " If I may he permitted to interpret what I see before me," replied Eugene, " I should say that your highness is merely...
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Page 190 - TOIX how grateful I am for all the kindness you have shown me. The great task, however, confided to the allied armies is still to be accomplished, and we have to contend against the difficulties of the season, and many others too numerous to trouble you with. Believe me, with every good wish, My dear Croker, very faithfully yours, Lord Lomdale to Mr.
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Page 105 - Guard kept alive his interest in preserving his own life, since they were always trying to take it. The guardia civile is a picked corps of military police, who possess a manual containing one of the most remarkable and noble codes of regulations the world has ever seen. Part I. opens with the following sentence : " Honour must be the chief object of the Civil Guard, and it must be preserved spotless and intact.
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