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Studies in Love and in Terror

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Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 60,687 / 178 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.2
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,491
Added to site: 2008.09.27
mnybks.net#: 22149
Origin: gutenberg.org

Price of admiralty -- The child -- St. Catherine's eve -- The woman from purgatory -- Why they married.

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ngsters who were, till to-morrow night, still under his orders.

"The old lady meant very well," he went on, and for the first time since he had stepped out of the conning tower Commander Dupré smiled. "And I hope with all my heart that some poor devil will get her money! But I think I may promise you that it will not be an officer in the submarine service. We are too busy, we have too many really important things to do, to worry ourselves about life-saving appliances. Why, the first thing we should do if pressed for room would be to throw our life-helmets overboard!"

"Has one of the life-helmets ever saved a life?"

It was Claire who asked the question in her low, vibrating voice.

Commander Dupré turned to her, and he flushed under his sunburn. It was the first time she had spoken to him that day.

"No, never," he answered shortly. And then, after a pause, he added, "the conditions in which these life-helmets could be utilized only occur in one accident in a thou

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