The Marquis of Murray Hill

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byBenjamin Anthony Ronzone

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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.1909 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XV. "Well, what do you think of your thoughtless boy now?" asked Mr. Leering, addressing David like a man who wishes to force a conversation. The latter did not reply at once; he acted as if he was going to ignore the lawyer's question, but he turned and said, indignantly: "All the cowardly tricks resorted to by your friend Smartman and his witness to destroy the boy's reputation in the eyes of the jurymen have not changed my good opinion of Paul one iota!" "That shows how completely prejudice has made you both blind and deaf to logical facts!" said the lawyer, with spite. "I am neither blind nor deaf, however, to the fact that there is very much more animosity and cruelty displayed by the prosecutor in his tactics than honesty of purpose!" retorted David, notwithstanding Mr. Pener's attempt to restrain him. "Humbug!" said the lawyer, evidently at a loss for anything else to say in support of his position. David ignored the rude remark and went right on: "Is not my friend, without witnesses, and the overwhelming testimony against him, already convicted in the eyes of Judge and jury, as you seem to believe?" "Certainly; yes! That's a dead question! You can gamble on that!" ejaculated Mr. Leering in reply. "Then why attempt to fasten a crime on him about which nothing whatever was mentioned until just now?" "Oh, say, didn't the Judge order it struck out? What do you want?" was the lawyer's evasive answer, which only added to David's irritation. "But what vindication is that for a young man in the minds of all those who have heard the accusation, or who will read of it in the papers?" he said, staring at the other. "Oh, that's all right!" said Mr. Leering, turning away his head with the evident intention of dropping the subject. "But it is not all righ...

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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.1909 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XV. "Well, what do you think of your thoughtless boy now?" asked Mr. Leering, addressing David like a man who wishes to ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:88 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217756913

ISBN - 13:9780217756914

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