Saint Teresa; A Novel

Paperback | January 11, 2012

byHenry Sydnor Harrison

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1922. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XV EORGE DAVIS, as the days passed, grew less and less VJ" satisfied with the way things were going. His interest in his friend's "crazy" impulse had, of course, broadened greatly when he found the whole matter first on the front page of his newspaper, and next in the place of honor in his "Literary Digest" -- than whom that innately neutral periodical had no more faithful reader. The rub was -- and a strange rub it was -- that no fresh material flowed in to feed this now nationalized interest; no offerings were made, absolutely none, to keep George's abilities, as confidential adviser in the case, intelligently at work. Dean's silence on the subject of Whitestone grew, in fact, more and more marked; he neither reported any developments nor seemed disposed to discuss the known status; and the Elder was presently convinced that the wild undertaking was not prospering at all. George had his own reasons for feeling no surprise at that. Very early in the proceedings he had perceived that the private plans of Dean and this fellow Ball were based upon a fallacy. They assumed, because they had to, that a man could n't disappear; well, the simple fact was that George personally knew of a case where a man had disappeared. That instance, once it had returned to him from memory, seemed strikingly though gloomily apropos, and George felt in duty bound to relate it to Dean at once: the moment the latter came in one evening from some of those mysterious calls he was always paying, here lately -- trying to chase up that fellow in Indo-China was what he was, and a fat chance he had of finding him in his, George's, opinion. "This fellow I speak of," said he earnestly, walking along with Dean to the bedrooms, "used to be Aunt Sophy's prize Sundayschool scholar down at the...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1922. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XV EORGE DAVIS, as the days passed, grew less and less VJ" satisfied with the way things were going. His interest in his frie...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:138 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.3 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217549810

ISBN - 13:9780217549813

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