At the Mercy of Tiberius

A Novel

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Published: 1887
Language: English
Wordcount: 181,224 / 513 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.2
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 676
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Origin: gutenberg.org
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"What did the Doctor say about me?"

"Nothing new; but he is confident that you can be cured in time, if we will only be patient and obedient. He promised to see you in the morning."

She stripped the bed of its covering, shook bolster and pillows; turned over the mattress, and beat it vigorously; then put on fresh sheets, and adjusted the whole comfortably.

"Now mother, turn your head, and let me comb and brush and braid all this glossy black satin, to keep it from tangling while I am away. What a pity you did not dower your daughter with part of it, instead of this tawny mane of mine, which is a constant affront to my fastidious artistic instincts. Please keep still a moment."

She unwrapped the tissue paper that covered her flowers, and holding her hands behind her, stepped in front of the invalid.

"Dear mother, shut your eyes. There--! of what does that remind you? The pergola--with great amber grape clusters--and white stars of jasmine shining through the leaves? All th

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