The Danger Mark

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The Danger Mark by Robert W. Chambers

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1909

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Idle and overrich New York society folk fill the pages of this novel. The heroine, one of the orphaned Seagrave twins, who has inherited dangerous wealth and more dangerous appetites, is thrust at her début into a world of pleasure seekers where ennui is often banished at the expense of home ties, and where physical and financial gratification are the sole ambitions.

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imes very unruly or that they would one day be very, very rich.

As for their outbreaks, an intense sense of loneliness for which they were unable to account was always followed by a period of restlessness sure to culminate in violent misbehaviour.

Such an outbreak had been long impending. So when a telegram called away their personal guardian, Kathleen Severn, the children broke loose with the delicate fury of the April tempest outside, which all the morning had been blotting the western windows with gusts of fragrant rain.

The storm was passing now; light volleys of rain still arrived at intervals, slackening as the spring sun broke out, gilding naked branches and bare brown earth, touching swelling buds and the frail points of tulips which pricked the soaked loam in close-set thickets.

From the library bay windows where they stood, the children noticed dandelions in the grass and snowdrops under the trees and recognised the green signals of daffodil and narcissus.

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