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Her Ladyship Burglar

Auhtor: Andrew Merry

Language: english
Published: 1901

Genres:

short story
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Review by Beth Cholette, November 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'Her Ladyship Burglar':

A century old short story of morals understanding forgiveness restitution and redemption. A pleasant read. 3.5 Stars

Excerpts from the Book 'Her Ladyship Burglar':


... and paper by her elbow seemed visibly to increase after each coup. Lady Kenilworth, you've the most marv'llous luck, said a clean-shaven man, as he ...
... What a heap of money. That's right, Captain EgelIy, tie all Lady Kenilworth's winnings up in that handkerchief. By the way, what has become of your ...
... I fear I ought not to be away from mess two nights running. Though I should much like- He stopped and hesitated. Give me the chance of losing ...
... have a bag full of sovereigns. I'm treasurer for the Regimental District Grand National Sweep-by an old custom it is always paid in cash-and all themoney ...
... at its head, whilst the eager players drew their chairs round, and settled down to the serious business of the evening. All who intended to gamble had ...
... deftly arranged the coins into little towers. One, two, three-ten tens one hundred, two hundred, three, four hundred, five hundred and fifty-five. ...
... regiment. Lady Kenilworth emptied her winnings once more into the drawer of her dressing-table, and as she looked at the glittering golden pool ...
... and died as Christians. May your end and mine be the same.. He had fallen face to foe fighting for his Queen and country and his son, the last of ...
... Perhaps she might then be spared the full knowledge of what lay behind the suicide's rash act. His lips quivered, and his brown eyes filled with ...
... Kenilworth. The big stable clock struck three, echoed by countless smaller timepieces within the house. The reverberations of chiming bells still ...
... in order to avoid capture. It was all clear to her now her open window, her diamonds. The number of guests in the house, the lavish display of each ...
... murder, but if you move or attempt to wake him, I must shoot you both first, and myself afterwards.. Lady Kenilworth's heart gave a great throb-but ...
... trembling limbs almost refusing her support. With shaking fingers she filled the extemporized bag, stopping for an instant every now and then to listen ...
... recover consciousness before the strange intruder had disappeared. Go now, she urged, in a tragic whisper. He may wake at any moment. For Heaven's ...
... and trembling. Before long her pillow was wet with pitying tears, and she spent the rest of the night, until at last she dropped into a troubled sleep, ...
... packet. The letter contained bank notes to the value of five hundred and fifty-five pounds, and the packet a diamond pendant, set in the form of ...
... desperate engagement at the front, where, hemmed in and out-manoeuvred by hostile hosts, a handful of English soldiers, in the face of a storm of spears, ...
... within the zone of the enemy's fire. Already bands of natives, emboldened by the cessation of firing from the English ranks, were scouring the battle-field, ...
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