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The Yellow Rose

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Author: Mór Jókai
Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 31,907 / 99 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87.8
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 478
Added to site: 2011.06.16
mnybks.net#: 30162
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in the world the matter with me!' So they took me for a soldier, but respected me. They never even cut my hair, but sent me to be 'soldier csikos' to the military stud at Mezohegyes. And before half a year was over the Town Council put down the thousand florins ransom to buy me off, and send me back to the horses again. But I will work out those thousand florins with my two hands, though not with a lying tongue--that is another matter!"

The girl attempted to get her hands free, and to turn off the affair as a joke.

"My word, Sandor, did you learn to preach when you were eating the Emperor's bread? Really, you're so eloquent you ought to go as probationer every Sunday to Balmaz-Ujvaros!"

"Now, now, do not jest," said the man. "I know what is in your little head. You are thinking that maids are but a feeble folk, and have no other weapon but lying, otherwise they would be overmatched. The swift feet for the hare, the wings for the bird, and for the girl--her lying lips! But, sweetheart, I a

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