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A Desert Drama

Auhtor: Arthur Conan Doyle

Language: english
Published: 1898

Genres:

fiction and literature
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Review by Chandler, February 2006


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

... firm's windows to managing its business. For most of that long time he had been absolutely immersed in dry, technical work, living with the one idea ...
... Stephens. I heard one when we went out to see the Sphinx by moonlight.. But the American lady had risen, and her face showed that her nerves had ...
... Last time they overran this country they burned the Alexandrian library. You know that all representations of the human features are against the letter ...
... ces drles de militaires, dragoman, hein.. It was the dragoman's rle to be all things to all men, so he looked cautiously round before he answered ...
... style than the English. Your milliners have a more severe cut, and they don't do the cunning little ribbons and bows and things in the same way.. The ...
... five hundred yards away, and it was evident from their leisurely movements that they were perfectly aware that there was no possible escape for the ...
... furiously onward. Fifty of them were clambering up the path and over the rocks together, their red turbans appearing and vanishing again as they ...
... is down stream. How long did they say that it took to turn out the Camel Corps.. Give them an hour.. And another hour to get them across ...
... liquid gleam, and the insurgent animal cravings, the brutal primitive longings, which for the instant took the soul out of all of them. They had lost ...
... strange step. Then, with clenched fingers, he bent his face forward and stared fixedly towards the black eastern hills through which they had passed. ...
... better than stagnation. Pain is better than stagnation. I have only just begun to live. Hitherto I have been a machine upon the earth's surface. I was ...
... absurd that I should die for that in which I have never had belief, said Fardet. And yet it is not possible for the honour of a Frenchman that he should ...
... more, the tired beasts were whipped up, and they ambled on with a double-jointed jog-trot, which set the prisoners nodding and bowing in grotesque and ...
... have been the father of the spruce, well-preserved soldier who had paced with straight back and military stride up and down the saloon deck of the Korosko. What ...
... his spear. We have had enough child's play, said the angry priest. Are we men or babes, that you should try to impose upon us in this manner. Here ...
... relief, and now the approach of it set him trembling. Surely they wouldn't come very weak, he cried. Be Jove, if the Commandant let them come weak, ...
... and complete. Pain is pleasure, and want is comfort, and death is sweetness when once that golden mist is round it. So it was that Stephens could have ...
... would only emit a discordant croaking. Several of the Dervishes had seen the singular apparition upon the hill, and had un-slung their Remingtons, but ...
... that his jangled nerves knew the full virtue of tobacco, the gentle anodyne which stays the failing strength and soothes the worrying brain. He watched ...
... upon his return to Haifa, all the commiserations about the dreadful way in which his privations had blanched him, and then diving into his cabin, ...