Arms And The Woman; A Romance

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byHarold Macgrath

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...meeting the man who is to marry her--the woman I love. That is the reason." "To marry her--the woman I love!" he repeated softly. "Yes, it is hard. But it isn't any worse for you than for me." "Forgive me, Dan! You know--" "Yes, yes; I know," crossly. "Hang it! can't I punch it into your head that I am taking all this trouble on your account? If it were not for you, do you suppose I'd wait? The Prince shall never marry the Princess. Will that satisfy you? 'Now, look pleasant, as the photographer says, for here they are." The Count entered first, then the Prince, who was followed by two cavalrymen. Hillars and I stood silently by our chairs, and waited. The Prince, a man with a hooked nose, black eyes with half-shut lids, regarded me curiously. He had the air of one amused. When his eyes grew accustomed to the semidarkness of the room, the Count sounded a note of satisfaction. "Ah! so you are here? You have given me a devil of a chase." "I return the compliment, Herr General," said Hillars, with a good-humored smile. "But, may I ask, what the devil have you been chasing me for?" For reply the Count turned to the cavalryman. "Arrest that man and bind him," he said. "You might make the order wholesale," said I stepping over to the side of Hillars. "I told you there would be some sport," whispered Dan. He put his arm across my shoulders. "And who, in the name of Weimer, are you?" bawled the Count. He scrutinized me intently; then a light of recognition broke over his face. "The other one! A nest of them!" "Count," interposed the Prince, seating himself at the table, "let me have a short talk with them before you act. There may be extenuating circumstances. Anything of this sort amuses and interests me. Let us use a little diplomacy in the...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...meeting the man who is to marry her--the woman I love. That is the reason." "To marry her--the woman I love!" h...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217724140

ISBN - 13:9780217724142

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