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A Case For Lombroso

Auhtor: Frank Norris

Language: english

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Review by Chandler, May 2009


Rating: (****)
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Case For Lombroso':

... that so long as they kept apart they were safe-the moment they should come together they would break and fill and sink. Haec fabula docet and ...
... his genuineness and his fine male strength and honesty and courage. Furthermore, he was well-looking, but that's a detail. Cresencia Hromada (as ...
... of her family, proud of her beauty (which was a marvel), proud of her exclusiveness, proud even of her pride itself. Otherwise, she was blessed or ...
... and its temperament refined to the evaporation point. To-day Cresencia might have been called a degenerate. One day, when she was about twenty-one ...
... they met. Cresencia came away from that meeting in a state of mystic exaltation, such as we are told sometimes comes upon nuns before the Stations ...
... it to get a bid to their place during the tournamant. He got his bid right enough about a month later, but in the meanwhile Things had happened. ...
... know her very well, do you? By that sign I knew that, however Miss Hromada might feel toward Stayne, Stayne would never be in love with her, ...
... right, he said I'll think it over. He thought it over-and went. It was a bad business from the beginning. I was not at the party, but ...
... become a veritable fury. The red-hot, degenerate Spanish blood of her sang in her veins, and her high-strung nerves crisped and recoiled upon themselves ...
... week she was less sure of him, and her uncertainty only made her cling to him more desperately. The smash came one evening, as smashes generally come, ...
... at any rate. She rose slowly to her full six feet, her hands rigid at her side, and without a gesture or movement spoke to him for five minutes in ...
... to me these last weeks? In the face of such hysteria Stayne lost his hold upon himself as well-said he did love her after all-said so while ...
... and all the while clasped in an embrace like that of wrestlers! There in the darkness of that drawing room, in the isolation of that country house, ...
... did not come to her aid this time even momentarily. She had been degrading far more rapidly than he. Though she rolled upon her bed, hurting herself ...
... Stayne. He suddenly discovered that nothing-literally and quite truly-nothing he could do would offend Cresencia. He realized that she would take anything ...
... at the thought of his own baseness, and she submitted to it while she loathed herself for her own degradation. They were a strange couple. Stayne ...
... Miss Hromada and young Stayne would yet have been as fine specimens of womanhood and manhood as you could wish to know. Once having met, they ruined ...
... impossible to reduce to language. A Shakespeare could have handled it-a Zola might have worked it out-I dare not go further with it. For all I know ...
... of the beginning.-Judy's service of gold plate.-Fantaisie printaniere.-Perverted tales.-The Santa Cruz Venetian carnival.-A California ...
... And Sources Criticism A Norton Critical Edition by Frank Norris. An early example of American realism McTeague was considered truly shocking when first ...