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The Death of the Lion

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Author: Henry James
Published: 1894
Language: English
Wordcount: 14,926 / 48 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.8
LoC Category: PS
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 1,090
mnybks.net#: 3906
Origin: gutenberg.org
More Info: wikipedia.org
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ar to me, and I asked myself if I were the same young man who had come down a few days before to scatter him to the four winds. When I retraced my steps he had gone into the house, and the woman--the second London post had come in--had placed my letters and a newspaper on a bench. I sat down there to the letters, which were a brief business, and then, without heeding the address, took the paper from its envelope. It was the journal of highest renown, The Empire of that morning. It regularly came to Paraday, but I remembered that neither of us had yet looked at the copy already delivered. This one had a great mark on the "editorial" page, and, uncrumpling the wrapper, I saw it to be directed to my host and stamped with the name of his publishers. I instantly divined that The Empire had spoken of him, and I've not forgotten the odd little shock of the circumstance. It checked all eagerness and made me drop the paper a moment. As I sat there conscious of a palpitation I think I had a vision of what was to

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