Endymion Volume 3

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byBenjamin Disraeli

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...by treaties which he looked upon as eminently untrustworthy. One day he surprised his sovereign, with whom he was a favorite, by requesting to be appointed to the legation at London, which was vacant. The appointment was at once made, and the Count of Ferroll had now been two years at the Court of St. James'. The Count of Ferroll was a favorite in English society, for he possessed every quality which there conduces to success. He was of great family and of distinguished appearance, munificent and singularly frank; was a dead-shot, and the boldest of riders, with horses which were the admiration alike of Melton and Newmarket. The ladies also approved of him, for he was a consummate waltzer, and mixed with a badinage gayly cynical a tone that could be tender and a bewitching smile. But his great friend was Lady Montfort. He told her everything, and consulted her on everything; and though he rarely praised anybody, it had reached her ears that the Count of Ferroll had said more than once that she was a greater woman than Louise of Savoy or the Duchesse de Longueville: There was a slight rustling in the room. A gentleman had entered and glided into his unoccupied chair, which his valet had guarded. "I fear I am not in time for an oyster," said Lord Montfort to his neighbor. The gentleman who had first spoken to Endymion was the secretary of Lord Montfort; then there was a great genius who was projecting a suspension bridge over the Tyne, and that was in Lord Montfort's country. A distinguished officer of the British Museum completed the party with a person who sat opposite Endymion, and whom in the dim twilight he had not recognized, but whom he now beheld with no little emotion. It was Nigel Penruddock. They had not met since his mother's...

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...by treaties which he looked upon as eminently untrustworthy. One day he surprised his sovereign, with whom he w...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:166 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.35 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217945775

ISBN - 13:9780217945776

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