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A Lost Leader

Auhtor: E Phillips Oppenheim

Language: english
Published: 1907

Genres:

fiction and literature
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Review by Dr. Bojan Tunguz, October 2008


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

... sought to put a restraint upon his words. He was silent for a moment, and then he spoke very deliberately. Mannering, he said, do not think me wholly ...
... He would forgive a murderer, but never a liar.. My dear Leslie, she said, as a friend-and a relative-. Neither counts, he interrupted. ...
... When she first came she was all right. That fellow Borrowdean seems to have done all the mischief.. Poor Sir Leslie. she exclaimed, demurely. ...
... you don't approve. My friends are a little fast, I go out alone, I daresay people have said things. There, you see I am very frank. I mean to be. ...
... in the salter fragrance of the night breeze sweeping over the marshes, the magic of a wonderful, white-clad presence, the low words, the sense of a ...
... when one realizes what a beast one is.. He waited in silence. It seemed to him the best thing. She sat down a little wearily. He remained standing ...
... most subtle pain. He looked down the table, and back again into her face. You are quite right, he said. This is different. We cannot compare. ...
... It seemed so easy. I didn't think I could possibly lose. It worked beautifully at first. I thought that I was going to pay all my bills, and have lots ...
... had won or lost as much as she, but perhaps because she had been so much in earnest, her ill-luck had attracted some attention. She remembered Major ...
... his way. . Chapter Viii. A Page From The Past.CHAPTER VIII. A PAGE FROM THE PAST. She swept into the room, humming a light opera tune, ...
... conscience. I'm going my own way for the rest of my few years, and the less I see of you the better I shall be pleased. You will forgive me-but ...
... may owe to other people you owe me something, too.. It is true, he answered. Well, listen. I killed her husband.. You. You-killed her husband. ...
... but-I've made you pay. No wonder you hate me.. Your claim on me, even to every penny I possess, Mannering answered, was a perfectly just one. I ...
... lesson in Christian charity, Berenice answered. He needs it.. Clara nodded. She understood. I think you are awfully kind, she said. Berenice ...
... of them is this: He says that many years ago you were the lover of a married woman, that you sold her husband worthless shares and ruined him, and ...
... taken to early rising, and was already down. He found them all breakfasting together in a sheltered corner of the courtyard. Berenice, after the usual ...
... is a long way to come, she remarked, for so short a time.. He shrugged his shoulders. The aftermath of a contested election is a thing to ...
... eyes seemed deeper set. There were streaks of grey in his hair. But for all that to her he was unaltered. He was still the one man in the world. She ...
... that I found myself forced to sever my connexion with the Liberal party. You know, of course, that the Duchess has always been a great figure in politics. ...
... the pages.-Pittsburgh Times. THE YELLOW CRAYON. Containing the Further Adventures of Mysterious Mr. Sabin The efforts of Mr. Sabin, one ...