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A Perilous Secret

Auhtor: Charles Reade

Language: english

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Review by Timothy B. Riley, May 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Perilous Secret':

v. 1. Hard cash.--v. 2. The double marriage or White lies.--v. 3. Put yourself in his place.--v. 4. A perilous secret.--v. 5. Peg Woffington. Christie Johnstone.--v. 6. Foul play.--v. 7. It is never too late to mend.--v. 9. Readiana comments on current events. Bible characters.--v. 11. The cloister and the hearth.--v. 12. The autobiography of a thief and other histories. The wandering heir.--v.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Perilous Secret':


... for a time. Don't fret, sweet love. It will be all right in the end. Your grateful, hopeful love, till death, WALTER. Mary opened ...
... child your womanly instinct is better than knowledge or experience, and it has guided you straight. If you had consented, I should have lost my ...
... both of you before you go. There's a beautiful piece of beef in the pot, not oversalted, and some mealy potatoes and suet dumplings. You sit down ...
... She bowed, but it was to a gentleman at Monckton's side, who had raised his hat to her with marked respect. What a beautiful crechaar! said ...
... Every faculty was strung to the utmost. At first as all the dramatis personae he was in search of came out one after another from that ...
... awaited the arrival of the foe, but in a spirit which has seldom conducted men to conquest and glory, for if the English infantry had deviated so ...
... but do as you please. Mary's tender heart and loving nature couldn't accept an unwilling assent. She turned her eyes on Walter a little reproachfully. ...
... him that she nearly fell, You are my child no more. But at that moment in strode William Hope, looking seven feet high, and his eyes blazing. ...
... will not be so selfish as to ruin your future. Ay, said Hope, that's the same specious argument you tempted me with twelve years ago. But ...
... No man shall head that army but I. My sweetheart! God help me-SHE'S MY WIFE. A Perilous Secret CHAPTER XXII. REMORSE. ...
... little progress, compared with their own desires, and the prayers of those who trembled for the result. It was a race and a struggle of two gallant ...
... he but she put up her hand as much as to say, No idle words. * * * * * Two whole days had now elapsed. The food, though economized, ...
... heard that Walter was down with a fever and not expected to live, and that Hope was confined to his bed and believed to be sinking. Encouraged by ...
... he was very sorry he had named so early a day but he was so punctilious and precise that he could not make up his mind to change one day for ...
... parts us, you promise to give your faith where you give your love. I'll give my faith where I give my love, said Percy, solemnly. Next ...
... I am ambitious-like you. I believe in science and knowledge-like you. And, if my child had lived, you should have been my adviser and my ...
... sob. No, you don't, or you wouldn't give me up to that young fool. The villain made a cynical reply, that not every Newgate thief could have ...
... over. That you will soon see, said the girl, and, fearing a more authoritative interference, she gathered up her skirts and planted one dainty ...
... more prosaic, yet one that proved a source of strange and stormy events. Hope had hardly started the farm when Bartley sent him off to Belgium-TO ...
... But I can't. Oh yes, you can, if you try. But I can't try. Why not? Can't you guess? No. Well, then, ...