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A Duet

Auhtor: A Conan Doyle

Language: english

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Review by Dr. Bojan Tunguz, February 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Duet':

... live all our lives together. We must foresee and prepare for all the chances of life.' 'But that is absurd.' 'You can't live all your ...
... retrospective smile upon her face. 'Well, if you would really like to hear, Frank, as a proof of my confidence and trust, I will tell you. ...
... of an army, so it is with the mistress of a house. Her spirit will be seen through the whole establishment, and, just in proportion as she performs ...
... minutes to four. The hour was just striking when Frank, with his well-brushed top-hat and immaculate business frock-coat, came rushing from the ...
... trouble that I have brought you.' And so a first rift of light began to shine in the dark place. But it was not broadened by the letter ...
... As the day fixed for the hearing drew near, Ruin lived with them by day and slept with them by night. Its dark shadow covered their ...
... 'It was a most charming dress. Red and black all over, something like Mephistopheles, you know, and a peaked hat with a bell at the top. ...
... instruct or elevate us. Let us begin this next stanza, and hope for something better. The first line is-I wonder if it really can be as it is ...
... yes, there is. I can tell easily.' 'Perhaps I am not quite myself.' 'No, I am sure that you are not. I believe that you have a cold ...
... should do so if I knew that you were going to be married.' But the lady was not to be so easily appeased. She took her tea in silence or ...
... it also. So-long!' said she, as she turned down the weary road which leads to the station. A young golfer, getting in at Byfleet, was surprised ...
... of the Cockney, 'but I thought that maybe the lidy would like to see Mr. Carlyle's statue. That's 'im, sir, a-sittin' in the overcoat with the ...
... 'Don't you think Dr. Jordan had better give you something for it.' 'Do you think so? Well, just as you like. You might call as you ...
... tell me all you think, your very inmost soul, in this matter. Am I right? Have I asked too much of you? Does the change frighten you? You will ...
... sorry if there were any misunderstanding about this, and you only found out when too late. You ought to keep this letter for reference, as papa ...
... of the savage, in Frank Crosse. His intense love of the open air and of physical exercise was a sign of it. He left upon women the impression, not ...
... execution,' said the guide. 'Ah weel, she's young for her years,' muttered the Scotchman, and the party moved on. Frank and Maude lingered ...
... genius and imagination is by a foreigner. We haven't got it in us. We are too much afraid of letting ourselves go and of giving ourselves away. ...
... 'Our marriage!' 'Here it is! Listen! Crosse-Selby. 30th June, at St. Monica's Church, by the Rev. John Tudwell, M.A., Vicar of St. Monica's, ...
... 'Listen to this. Expect us on Thursday evening about ten. It was Tuesday evening, I said. That's the telegraphic clerk. We've come two days ...