The Way of an Eagle

The Way of an Eagle

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The Way of an Eagle by Ethel May Dell

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1911

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The Way of an Eagle

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A very feminine woman, an alpha male, an Indian setting, and passion galore -- combined with a liberal mix of surprisingly shocking violence and religious sentiment. Hugely popular when it was published, and characteristic of Dell's work.

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erself a little, and a very faint colour crept into her white cheeks. "No, dear, only tired--too tired to be hungry," she told him. "That rice is for you."

He sat down beside her with a sound that was almost a groan. "You must eat something, child," he said. "Being penned up here takes away your appetite. But all the same you must eat."

She sat up slowly, and pushed back the heavy hair from her forehead with a sigh.

"Very well, Daddy," she said submissively. "But you must have some too, dear. I couldn't possible eat it all."

Something in his attitude or expression seemed to strike her at this point, and she made a determined effort to shake off her lethargy. A spoon and fork lay by the plate. She handed him the former and kept the latter for herself.

"We'll have a picnic, Daddy." she said, with a wistful little smile. "I told ayah always to bring two plates, but she has forgotten. We don't mind, though, do we?"

It was childishly spoken, but the pathos of it w

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