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A Man Of Mark

Auhtor: Anthony Hope

Language: english
Published: 1890

Genres:

fiction and literature
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Review by Timothy B. Riley, December 2010


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

... of life in the afternoons and evenings. Going along a fine avenue of trees for half a mile or so, you came to the Golden House, the President's ...
... was contemplating a queer transaction, if not flat burglary. Ten thousand pardons, your Excellency, for my most unbecoming tone, but may I ask ...
... And you will put me under a personal obligation, Mr. Jones, and at the same time fulfill your duty to your employers, if you preserve silence till the ...
... in the press at the time, when I went up one March evening to the signorina's. I had been detained at the bank, and found the play in full swing when ...
... Do you pay your servants all their wages in advance.. My practice was so much the contrary that I really couldn't deny the force of her reasoning. ...
... villain (pardon my warmth) had stolen my forged cable, and, if need arose, meant to produce it as his own justification. I had been done, done brown-and ...
... me to put it all-the whole one hundred and fifty thousand-into his horrid debt. Oh. wasn't it mean, Mr. Martin.. The President had certainly ...
... said. You'll excuse me if I stay in the outer office. Of course I trust you, Martin, but in this sort of thing-. All right, I see, said I. And ...
... signorina. Write to the President to-morrow. Good-night, Martin. Make that speech of yours pretty long. Au revoir till next Friday.. I prepared ...
... go fast, sir, he's wounded in the leg. If he goes home first, as he will, because he doesn't know his horses are gone, he can't get here before eleven ...
... man of weak expression and quavering legs had proposed The commerce of Aureataland, coupled with the name of Mr. John Martin, in laudatory but incoherent ...
... got only himself to thank for it.. The doctor wisely declined to discuss this question, and confined himself to stating that Johnny was not dead. ...
... continued:. We shall have to disturb you for a few minutes, Mr. Carr. You don't mind, do you.. Must I get out of bed. asked Johnny. Certainly ...
... an illiterate scrawl. I opened it carelessly, but as my eye fell on the President's hand, I started in amazement. The note was dated Saturday-From ...
... my own perilous condition and the colonel's boasts about herself. What a villain that man is. she exclaimed. Of course, I was civil to him, ...
... if I were seen hanging about the bank you know he's got spies all over the place. Besides, what good would it do. I couldn't stick to it, and I'm not ...
... he said this, and I left him to contemplate his bliss. I would bet ten to one that day never comes, I thought, as I walked away. Even if I don't ...
... I said:. Your trick, sir, and therefore your lead. I must do what you tell me.. Honor bright, Martin.. Yes, said I I give you my word. ...
... that under the law of nations the restored Government could not be held responsible for this occurrence. I know as little about the law of nations as ...
... you'll run away from us, now we are coming to - town [that's where I live]. But I don't think you will. Please meet me at the depot, Jack, ...