A Gentleman's Gentleman

Author: Max Pemberton
Published: 1896
Language: English
Wordcount: 63,665 / 163 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.1
LoC Category: PR
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Being certain pages from the Life and Strange Adventures of Sir Nicolas Steele, Bart. as related by his valet Hildebrand Bigg.

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ks myself, nor is Sir Nicolas, I make sure. A wonderful light heart he has most times, though I must say that I never remember such a three months as this year has brought him. If it hadn't been for you, God knows what would have happened to him."

"Oh, I have done nothing," she answered -- "nothing at all; any friend would have done as much. I cannot forget what I owed to him in Birmingham five years ago. He was very good to me then, and I should be ashamed not to try and help him here."

Now, this was news to me, for I knew nothing at that time of any past relations between Sir Nicolas and herself, though I could quite imagine that any man would have gone out of his way to do a turn to so kind-hearted a creature. Yet what kindness he had shown to her, or in what position they had stood to each other, I knew no more than the dead. Her whole life seemed to me to be as great a mystery as any thing I had ever heard of. She had plenty of money, and yet she lived in a hovel where I wouldn't have stabl

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