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The Tyranny of Weakness

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Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 92,307 / 272 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.1
LoC Category: PS
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 1,726
Added to site: 2007.06.07
mnybks.net#: 17219
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Romance, Audiobook
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her heart than in the carol of a bird greeting a bright day. She did not care and when the one maiden whom he wished to worship by years of noble deeds did not care--again the only answer was "Ye Gods!"

These were not matters to be alleviated by the comforting support of a confidant and he had no confidant except Cardinal Richelieu. The cardinal was more frequently addressed as Ritchy and his nature was as independent of hampering standards as his origin warranted. The Cardinal's face--a composite portrait of various types of middle-class dog-life--made pretense useless and early in his puppy career he seemed to realize it and to abandon himself to a philosophy of irresponsible pleasure. But Ritchy's eye had taken on a saddened cast since the blight had fallen on his master. He no longer frisked and devised, out of his comedian's soul, mirth-provoking antics. It was as though he understood and his spirit walked in sorrow.

A night of full-mooned radiance came steeping the souls of the young Knig

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