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The Mystery of a Turkish Bath

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Author: Eliza Margaret Gollan (Rita)
Published: 1888
Language: English
Wordcount: 31,039 / 95 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69.4
LoC Category: PN
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 2,092
Added to site: 2008.06.01
mnybks.net#: 21098
Origin: gutenberg.org

An occult mystery.

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"Well," said Mrs Jefferson, "I don't exactly know what I am. My views are liberal on most subjects. I've travelled a good bit, and I think that enlarges the mind. I've just run over to have a look at England. Our people are laughing at her pretty well. The Gladstone party have made a lovely hash of affairs haven't they? But perhaps you don't care for politics, being foreign."

"Oh, yes, I do," answered her strange companion. "And I am specially interested in English politics," she added. "Like yourself I was curious to see a nation who seemed determined to court their own shame, and to deify the being whose career is signally marked by obloquy and disaster."

"His day is pretty well over, I fancy," said Mrs Jefferson, eagerly scenting an opportunity for a brilliant display of political knowledge. "That Irish business has settled him. They call him the greatest statesman of the age! A man at dinner last night was lauding him up to the skies. There was quite a battle about him. We showed,

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