The Tenants of Malory

The Tenants of Malory
A Novel

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The Tenants of Malory by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

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311

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The Tenants of Malory
A Novel

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4
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This work abounds in fine picturesque writing; the interest is well sustained, and the chief characters are powerfully drawn. Mr. Le Fanu has the faculty of mixing many elements in such proportion as gives due relation and fitting place to all.

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lemen saw the figures in pursuit of which they had entered it, proceeding in the direction of Malory.

"We mustn't get too near; let us wait a little, and let them go on," suggested Sedley in a whisper, as if the ladies could have overheard them.

Cleve laughed. He was probably the more eager of the two; but some men have no turn for confidences, and Cleve Verney was not in the habit of opening either his plans or his feelings to anyone.

CHAPTER II.

ALL THAT THE DRAPER'S WIFE COULD TELL.

THIS street, in a few hundred steps emerging from the little town, changes its character into that of a narrow rural road, overhung by noble timber, and descending with a gentle curve toward the melancholy woods of Malory.

"How beautifully she walks, too! By Jove, she's the loveliest being I ever beheld. She's the most perfectly beautiful girl in England. How I wish some d--d fellow would insult her, that I might smash him, and have

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