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The Frontier

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Author: Maurice LeBlanc
Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 58,567 / 179 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 91.3
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 2,257
Added to site: 2009.04.03
mnybks.net#: 23836
Origin: gutenberg.org
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sible.... And besides, you know, I don't want any more of it. I've told you so before...."

But the man insisted:

"It's for this evening, for to-night.... It's a soldier of the Börsweilen garrison.... He says he's sick of wearing the German uniform."

"A deserter.... I've had enough of them.... Shut up and clear out!"

"Now don't be nasty, M. Morestal.... Just think it over.... Look here, let's meet at four o'clock, in the pass, near Saboureux's Farm ... like last time.... I shall expect you.... We'll have a talk ... and I shall be surprised if ..."

"Hold your tongue!" said Morestal.

A voice cried from the drawing-room:

"Here they come, sir, here they come!"

It was the man-servant; and Mme. Morestal also ran out and said:

"What are you doing here? Whom were you talking to?"

"Nobody."

"Why, I heard you!..."

"No, I assure you...."

"Well, I must have imagined it.... I say you were quite right. It's twelve o'clock and the

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