Magnhild; A Tale Of Psychic Love by John Duncan QuackenbosMagnhild; A Tale Of Psychic Love by John Duncan Quackenbos

Magnhild; A Tale Of Psychic Love

byJohn Duncan Quackenbos

Paperback | May 15, 2012

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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. 1918 Excerpt: ...She turned toward him with an air of innocent inquiry and looked him full in the face with her lustrous passionate eyes. Imagining that her artfully aimed shafts had really hit the needle, Mrs. Radford felt emboldened to make further advances, and audaciously ventured, "Can you believe that ever since our interview in your office, I have experienced--I hardly know how to explain it--such a strange feeling of intimacy with you "--and in her expression alluringly took shape the unspoken invitation. "You are a very fascinating and wonderful man," and while she uttered these words, her left arm extended engagingly toward him as he sat by the side of the couch. But Dr. Van Alstyne was not one to lose his head. He deliberately replaced the coverlet she had pushed aside, and pressed with his foot an invisible electric button under the bed, the signal for his nurse to come stealthily to the door and listen, prepared to enter the room if summoned. He did not doubt that he was at last dealing with the woman commissioned to corrupt him. But he decided instantly to ignore the fact and push the treatment, hoping to overpower her salacious efforts and rouse her better self to action. So he replied, "It is no time for trifling, Miss Throckmorton. Look straight into my eyes without wavering," and then the doctor threw into his gaze that overmastering thought force of which his high broad forehead spoke so eloquently. Before the calm, piercing stare of his steel grey eyes, that peered into her soul as unfluctuating as the lidless orbs of the Genius of Destruction, the lustful gaze of the wanton, seeking to turn the meliorating seance into a liaison, little by little gave way. At moments, she glanced listlessly aside; but her eyes, as if drawn b...
Title:Magnhild; A Tale Of Psychic LoveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:May 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217861334

ISBN - 13:9780217861335