Tatiana Volume 3; Or The Conspiracy

Paperback | February 12, 2012

byJózef Lubomirski

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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. 1877 Excerpt: ... THE INSPECTOR. Three days after Tatiana's departure, Colonel Palkine was announced to the Governor-General of Irkutsk. Palkine arrived at the Kousnetzoff Palace in a carriage. He was pale and bent down; his rough and angular features were more prominent than usual; his fierce eyes, surrounded by large blue circles, shone with a sickly fire. He had spent four days in bed, a prey to a terrible fever, a consequence of his intense rage at the remembrance of the outrage which he had received. Limping and bowed down he mounted the grand staircase of the Government Palace; when introduced into the audience-chamber, he begged the aide-decamp on duty to inform the Governor that the Chief of the Police wished to see him immediately on an affair of the highest importance. The Governor-General was informed by the aide-de-camp, and entered the room directly. "Your Excellency," said Palkine, as soon as he found himself alone with him, "I have been the victim of an incredible assault. The Count and Countess Lanine, in union with a band of insurgents, have drawn me into an odious trap. An exile whom, I must confess, I was foolish enough to employ as a secretary, this man's betrothed, and even one of the government employis were their accomplices. The affair assumes the importance of a revolt against the authority of the Czar. I come to demand of your Excellency the punishment of these people. These are the facts of the case." The Governor let the Colonel go on. His voice breathed vengeance. As he was about to begin the account of what had taken place, the General stopped him: "I know all, Colonel; the guilty parties will, I hope, be punished. You were, however, in fault in the matter; an inquiry will clear up the facts. The punishment of Popoff was an act of unheard-of cr...

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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. 1877 Excerpt: ... THE INSPECTOR. Three days after Tatiana's departure, Colonel Palkine was announced to the Governor-General of Irkutsk. Palkine ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217060153

ISBN - 13:9780217060158

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