Prisoners

Fast Bound In Misery And Iron

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Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 89,500 / 258 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.4
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 454
Added to site: 2006.07.17
mnybks.net#: 14059
Origin: gutenberg.org

Miss Cholmondeley's latest work is a splendid study of the action of remorse. The chivalrous victim immured in an Italian prison must have suffered indeed from an appreciation of the fickleness and weakness of woman.

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r-stained arches of the cloister, and then he looked full at Fay with a certain peculiar detached glance which had first made her endeavour to attract him. There is a look in a man's face which women like Fay cannot endure, because it means independence of them.

"I thought," he said, with the grave simplicity which apparently was unchangeable in him whatever else might change, "that it was only I who remembered. It has always been a comfort to me that any unhappiness which my want of forethought, my--my culpable selfishness may have caused, was borne by myself alone."

"I was unhappy too," she said, speaking as simply as he. She looked up at him suddenly as she said it. There was a wet glint in her deep violet eyes. She believed absolutely at that moment that she had been as unhappy as he for four years. There was no suspicion in her mind that she was not genuine. Only the sincere ever doubt their sincerity. Fay never doubted hers. She felt what she said, and the sweet eyes turned on Michael had

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