Earlier Stories: 2d Series ...

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C. Scribner's Sons, 1891 - 431 pages
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Page 24 - Is to her the gods were used to, — Is to grand Greek Aphrodite, Sprung from seas. You are just a porcelain trifle, "Belle Marquise!
Page 23 - Others might have been content with the roseleaf tint and star eyes. Carl Seymour was not. He was a man apt to be a little sarcastic and severe upon women of the world ; and as he watched Kate Davenant, he thought of the marquise again, and wondered if the application was not correct. " You are just a porcelain trifle, Belle Marquise...
Page 149 - Two weeks of this would be impossible ! But it was over at length, and she rose from the table and touched the bell. " We will go up to the nursery now," she said, to the children. " You know we have to finish that story, Johnny.

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