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The Mask

A Story of Love and Adventure

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Author: Arthur Hornblow
Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 62,306 / 187 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.7
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 863
Added to site: 2006.12.19
mnybks.net#: 15585
Genres: Romance, Adventure
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promoter, everybody knew that it was a love match. Standing six feet two in his stockings, muscular, sinewy, without an ounce of superfluous fat, Kenneth Traynor looked as though he could give a good account of himself no matter in what tight place he found himself. His clean cut features and strong chin denoted strength of character, his deep set blue eyes, a blue of a shade so light rarely seen except in the peasants of Normandy, beamed with frankness and honesty, a kindly smile hovered about his smooth, firm mouth. What at once attracted attention was his hair which was dark and unusually thick and bushy and a peculiar characteristic was a solitary white lock in the center of his forehead. Such a phenomenon of the capillary glands was not uncommon, but as a rule, the white hair is on the side of or at the back of the head. In Kenneth's case, it was the very center of the forehead and imparted to his face an individuality quite its own.

When on leaving college, he had been forced, like other young me

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