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indiscretion of the duchess

Anthony Hope

indiscretion of the duchess

being a story concerning two ladies, a nobleman, and a necklace

by Anthony Hope

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Published by H. Holt and company in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Anthony Hope [pseud.] ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.H314 In, PR4762 In
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p.
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6942027M
LC Control Number04016532
OCLC/WorldCa603649

To go on upstairs to my own room and mind my own business seemed the simple thing—simple, easy, and proper. I caught a glimpse of the little nun's face, and thought there was a look of disappointment on it. At last I drew a chair back from the table, and said: "If madame is ready—" The duchess whisked her handkerchief away and sprang up. Yet she was delightful by virtue of the vitality in her; and the woods echoed again and again with our laughter. She was a round-faced, red-cheeked, fresh creature, arrayed in a large close-fitting white cap, a big white collar over her shoulders, and a black gown. He looked at me closely, smoking his cigar the while.

The poet dreams that he wakes in a chamber with windows of stained glass depictions of the tale of Troy and walls painted with the story of The Romance of the Rose. Suddenly the door of the duchess' room was flung open and she came out. Then, remembering perhaps my five-franc pieces, he said politely, "I hope you are well, sir? She was very tall, almost as tall as I was myself; you would choose to call her stately, rather than slender. The convent came in sight as we reached the fall of the hill. I threw my cigarette into the fire, and stood waiting her pleasure.

Suddenly he turned round, saying "Sampson! A glance of her eyes at me invited me to share the perilous jest, in which Gustave's demeanor appeared to bear the chief part. Aycon, you are the most delightful man alive! She moved with extraordinary grace and agility, and seemed never at rest. Such share had prudence; the rest must be put down to the sudden impulse of amusement which seized me.


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