Cover of The Yellow Crayon

The Yellow Crayon

Auhtor: E Phillips Oppenheim

Language: english

Genres:

classic
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Review by Daniel G. Lebryk, December 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'The Yellow Crayon':

... and the lines in his face grew deeper and deeper. I am an old man, he said softly, but I will live to see them suffer who have done ...
... are in the maze, that again you have schemes against this country. He smiled at her sadly enough, but she was reassured. You ...
... into my life? She threw her head back and laughed at him, this time heartily, unaffectedly. What adorable candour! she exclaimed. ...
... wanted you to understand why I once more set foot in Europe. I wanted you to understand why I am here. It is to win back Lucille. It is like that ...
... far distant corner of the room. The Prince, he said softly, is faithful to his ancient enmities. Lucille's face was troubled. ...
... her favourite and only perfume gave to her undoubted presence a wonderful sense of reality. She held out her hands to him, and the broad sleeves ...
... she was paler even than usual, her hair, notwithstanding its careful arrangement, gave signs of being a little thin in front. There were wrinkles ...
... She rose from her chair with a sudden start, began to draw on her cloak, and then let it fall altogether from her shoulders. Why do you ...
... me in the slightest. My failure to-day is almost welcome to me. It has at least brought my work here to a close. Come, Prince, if you want to ...
... Rats! she exclaimed. The Duchess took up her knitting, and went on with it without remark. Lady Carey burst out laughing. ...
... So long, boys, he said, addressing his late companions. See you to-night. They accepted his departure in silence, and ...
... evil? Lady Carey, Mr. Sabin said, I will not affect to misunderstand you, and I am flattered that you should consider my good will ...
... this house. You are forbidden to join your husband. She laughed scornfully, but underneath was a tremor of uneasiness. You summoned ...
... ended, I believe, some time ago. You are free to speak or to keep silence. Do one or the other. Tell me what you think, and I will tell you what ...
... world will know it. Come to me then, he said. I shall need consolation. Her eyes were bright with triumph. She leaned over ...
... gave a violent lurch, and she was not feeling talkative. Lucille went outside and walked up and down until the lights of Calais were in sight. ...
... white to the lips with the effort for self-mastery. I congratulate you, Mr. Sabin, he said, upon your opportune arrival. You will ...
... not exist. I have crushed it. Mr. Sabin bowed. Your Majesty, he said, has shown exemplary wisdom. From its ...
... from him. So it is you who have robbed me of her, then, he said slowly. Yes, the description fits you well enough. I ask you, Lady Carey, to ...
... You can rely upon seeing me. The detective led the way into the building, and opened the door leading into a large, barely furnished ...