Madam Domino

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byW. Bourne Cooke

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXIII MADAM DOMINO TO THE RESCUE LIE still a little while." Was this heaven? At least 'twas not its antithesis, for no such lovely face would have bent o'er me in the nether regions as that on which my wondering eyes now gazed. No such gentle voice, full of tenderness and sympathy, would have greeted my ears. "Lie still a little while." And I lay still, looking up into the face of as beautiful a ministering angel as ever succoured suffering man. True, 'twas a sad face, but, to my mind, that only made it more suitable to the occasion by adding to its gentleness. There by my side she knelt, her white dress showing beneath her open cloak--the same cloak which she had worn on that eventful night when I followed her to the steward's room. 'Twas like a dream from which one might awake at any moment. But the murmur of the sea, whose waters broke not many feet below where I lay, the grim, rugged rocks on either side, and above all, the woeful aching of my head and arm--all served to quickly reassure me of the reality of my position. And I would add that it was worth some suffering to have so gracious and lovely a presence near me. "Have you much pain?" she asked, after watching me for some moments in silence. "Not much," said I. "Nay, madam," I made haste to add, as I noted the anxious look in her eyes, "'tis nothing. A slight aching of the head, and a sprained arm. Do not trouble on my account, I pray you." "Mr. Tullimore," said she earnestly, "I desire very humbly to ask your forgiveness." "Forgiveness, madam! I pray you will not use that word again. There can be no forgiveness needed where there is naught to forgive." "But indeed there is much for you to forgive me," she persisted, in a pleading voice. "I, who wronged you so greatly, and have brought u...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXIII MADAM DOMINO TO THE RESCUE LIE still a little while." Was this heaven? At least 'twas not its antithesis, for no...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:82 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217860605

ISBN - 13:9780217860604

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