I Will Repay

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Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 65,309 / 197 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.6
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 3,600
mnybks.net#: 5378
Origin: gutenberg.org

A story of the French Revolution, the romance of which is concerned with the tragedy of a soul-conflict 'twixt love and a mistaken sense of duty.

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had insulted Adèle, and who was heaping further insults upon her, by refusing this public acknowledgment of her virtues.

De Marny hated Déroulède at this moment with the most deadly hatred the heart of man can conceive. The older man's calm, his chivalry, his consideration only enhanced the boy's anger and shame.

The hubbub had become general. Everyone seemed carried away with this strange fever of enmity, which was seething in the Vicomte's veins. Most of the young men crowded round De Marny, doing their best to pacify him. The Marquis de Villefranche declared that the matter was getting quite outside the rules.

No one took much notice of Déroulède. In the remote corners of the saloon a few elderly dandies were laying bets as to the ultimate issue of the quarrel.

Déroulède, however, was beginning to lose his temper. He had no friends in that room, and therefore there was no sympathetic observer there, to note the gradual darkening

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2013.09.10
JBeth
*****

Even though the Scarlet Pimpernel is not the main hero in this book and only plays a small part to rescue the hero & heroine, I think this is my favourite Scarlet Pimpernel book. I've always loved it ever since first reading.


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