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Or, The Secret of a Royal Mirror

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Author: Mrs George Sheldon (Sarah Elizabeth Forbush Downs)
Published: 1891
Language: English
Wordcount: 70,442 / 205 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.6
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 544
Added to site: 2005.12.12 12102

Followed by True Love's Reward.

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Cutler returned; "but what would they be worth to you--what would you be willing to give for the stones?"

Mr. Arnold considered the matter a few moments, and then named a sum which Mr. Cutler deemed a fair price under the circumstances, and one which he felt sure Mrs. Bently would be only too glad to secure in her emergency.

"You make that offer for them, then--you will purchase them if the lady agrees to take the sum you have named?" he asked.

"Yes, and the offer shall be open for her acceptance or refusal for three days."

"Thank you; I will see you again before the time expires," Mr. Cutler replied; and, taking up the diamonds, which Mr. Arnold had placed in a small box, he put them carefully away in an inside pocket and left the store.

When he returned to his hotel he sent his card up to Mrs. Bently, with a request that she would see him for a few moments in the reception-room. But he was greatly disappointed when the waiter returned and said that the lady was out.

He had an engagement fo



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