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A Terrible Temptation

Auhtor: Charles Reade

Language: english

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Review by Dr. Bojan Tunguz, January 2005


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

... invited to dine and sleep at Mr. Hardwicke's, distance fifteen miles they went, and found Richard Bassett dining there, by Mrs. Hardwicke's invitation, ...
... risks of a public trial. Whatever the result, you have played the honorable and womanly part of peacemaker and it is unfortunate for your ...
... stuff. You are a good, sensible girl and too beautiful to want a husband long. I'll give you fifty pounds to forgive me. Fifty pounds! said ...
... the rancor of detraction-you have only to die. Let me comfort genius in particular with this little recipe. Why, on one occasion, Bassett ...
... in the dressing-room when she received this blow, and it drove her almost frantic. She bemoaned her husband she prayed God to take them both, and ...
... we tracked the carriage into the next county, to a place thirty miles from here-to a lodge-and there they stopped us. The place is well guarded with ...
... in faith and go to sleep, and drift on the right path for I shall never take it with my eyes open, and my heart bleeding for him. Then her ...
... too fast. You know the law from me, and you are a daring man that would try this sort of thing but a timid woman, advised by a respectable muff like ...
... his club, a gentleman said to him, So your cousin Charles is engaged to the Yorkshire beauty, Bell Bruce? He is flirting with her, I believe, ...
... they gave him a cup of tea: then he brightened up and told his story. We went to the railway to meet Sharpe. The muff did not come nor send ...
... by Mary Gosport, who stormed at him till he shut his postern in her face. She stood there trembling for a little while, then walked away, ...
... not to blarne at all and she must not blame him either. He had done it for the best. After all, you are the master, said she, submissively. ...
... he took the treble with his violin and he wound up by throwing in a third part himself, a sort of countertenor, his own voice being much higher than ...
... bell tugged so violently, a pretty page ran headlong into the room-saw-and without an instant's diminution of speed, described a curve, and ran ...
... and reported to the master. Mr. Beecher had him up directly, locked him into the study alone, put the other students into the drawing-room, and ...
... for two Christian gentlemen to set to poor people, who, they may be sure, will copy their sins, if they copy nothing else. They go to church ...
... kind things had passed between them, that Lady Bassett ventured on the subject she had at heart. My dear, said she to Ruperta, when I first saw ...
... was to march an unknown burglar, with his crape on his face, into Sir Charles's study, give his evidence, and then reveal the son to the father. ...
... This gave way to deep grief and shame at the thought of Bella and her lost esteem. But soon all other feelings merged for a time in fury at the ...
... And she was creeping off, but he called her back and kissed her, and said, Now I'll tell you where you are going but you must promise me solemnly ...