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The Isle of Unrest

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Author: Henry Seton Merriman (Hugh Stowell Scott)
Published: 1900
Language: English
Wordcount: 74,771 / 218 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.5
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 393
mnybks.net#: 4908
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deed, the trotting of horses and the clank of the long swinging sabres could be heard on the road below the village, and one by one the onlookers dropped away, leaving the Abbé Susini alone at the foot of the church steps.

CHAPTER II.

CHEZ CLÉMENT.

"Comme on est heureux quand on sait ce qu'on veut!"

It was the dinner hour at the Hotel Clément at Bastia; and the event was of greater importance than the outward appearance of the house would seem to promise. For there is no promise at all about the house on the left-hand side of Bastia's one street, the Boulevard du Palais, which bears, as its only sign, a battered lamp with the word "Clément" printed across it. The ground floor is merely a rope and hemp warehouse. A small Corsican donkey, no bigger than a Newfoundland dog, lives in the basement, and passes many of his waking hours in what may be termed the entrance hall of the hotel, appearing

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