The Velvet Glove

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Author: Henry Seton Merriman (Hugh Stowell Scott)
Published: 1901
Language: English
Wordcount: 74,670 / 216 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.3
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 392
Added to site: 2005.07.07
mnybks.net#: 10892
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d look, or a mean look, or one of the countless casts of countenance that are moulded by conceit and vanity. A smile is frequently misconstrued by the simple-hearted into the outward sign of inward kindness. Many think that it conciliates children and little dogs. But that which the many think is usually wrong.

If Evasio Mon's face said anything at all, it warned the world that it had to deal with a man of perfect self-control. And the man who controls himself is usually able to control just so much of his surrounding world as may suit his purpose.

There was something in the set of this man's eyes which suggested no easy victory over self. For his eyes were close together. His hair was almost red. His face was rather narrow and long. It was not the face of an easy-going man as God had made it. But years had made it the face of a man that nothing could rouse. He was of medium height, with rather narrow shoulders, but upright and lithe. He was clean shaven and of a pleasant ruddiness. His eyes were a blui

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Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2015.05.17
Cindy
****.

This is a great book. What more could you ask for beautiful writing strong plot striking hero remarkable heroine noxious villain. Set in Spain in the Basque country.
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