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Paul Gosslett's Confessions in Love, Law, and The Civil Service

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Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 28,728 / 85 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.2
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 335
Added to site: 2011.07.13
mnybks.net#: 30380
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suit in life have you followed, that you should be sunk in such utter ignorance of all the habits of life and civilization?"

I replied that I was a gentleman, I trusted as well educated, and I knew as well-born, as himself.

He sprang to the bell as I said this, and rang on till the room was crowded with servants, who came rushing in under the belief that it was a fire-alarm.

"Take him away,--put him out--Giacomo,--Hippo-lyte,--Francis!" screamed he. "See that he's out of the house this instant. Send Mr. Carlyon here. Let the police be called, and order gendarmes if he resists."

While he was thus frothing and foaming, I took my hat, and, passing quietly through the ranks of his household, descended the stairs, and proceeded into the street.

I reached the "Vittoria" in no bland humor. I must own that I was flurried and irritated in no common degree. I was too much excited to be able, clearly, to decide how far the insult I had received required explanation and apology, or if i

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