Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly Volume 3

Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ..."By accident I felt that she hated thee. I suspected some mystery. I watched, and a judiciously bestowed napoleon gave me the secret in time to prevent thy downfall at the bal-masque, which I hope to give thee soon." "Tell me--tell me at once I" cried Nadine, eagerly, for his hints alarmed her. "You agree, then, to the little bargain?" "Yes, yes, anything; but first the secret," replied the girl, folding her arms, and placing herself beyond his reach. "Know, then, that Thyra intends to outshine thee in a dress of great magnificence. She affects to confidj in thee, to ask thy advice and admire thy taste; but it is merely to learn thy plans and blind thee to her own." "She is not going in the costume of La Belle Helene, then?" asked Nadine, knitting her brows with a menacing frown. "No; she will appear as a marquise of the time of the grand monarque." "Ah, the traitress! she knows that you will wear a dress of that period, and she insults me by assuming one like itGood! Two can play at that little fame, and, thanks to you, I shall not be eclipsed by that false creature." And Nadine's michante face brightened with malicious merriment "I have done well, then, and earned my reward?" murmured the marquis. "Yes, receive it," was her smiling reply, as she surrendered her hand to him. "Hold, it is enough; tell me more, foolish man, and help me to defeat my enemy," she added, the next minute withdrawing it, red with the ardent pressure he had given it "Here is the name of the modiste who will prepare the costume; I discovered and preserved it for thee. Order what thou wilt, my little angel, in my name, and outshine this Thyra, or I never more

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  • Paperback | 604 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 31mm | 1,061g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236624971
  • 9781236624970