Lady's Realm; An Illustrated Monthly Magazine Volume 10

Lady's Realm; An Illustrated Monthly Magazine Volume 10

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ... its sequel everyone was talking. He refused to be drawn into the controversy as to whether he had attacked Mathews or been attacked by Mathews, and he declined to take sides in the question of the identity of the enc who had been killed in the duel, though it might have been fancied that this was a question that would have a certain amount of interest for him. He refused to alter his mode of life in any degree. He appeared in public places no less frequently, but no more frequently, than before, and those people who had heard him affirm that there would be no duel began, when the third day had passed, to think that there was some element in the quarrel with which they were unacquainted. Dick Sheridan was greatly amazed, but extremely well pleased, when he heard from Mr. Long's own lips that he had not received a communication on behalf of the man whom he had horsewhipped. It was when he was sitting at supper within his own house, with Dick sitting opposite to him, on the fourth day after the incident, that he told this to Dick. r in the Unitfd Slates of America. "I did not speak without a full knowledge of my man, when I affirmed that there would be no duel," said Mr. Long. "I was not so sure in regard to the challenge; but you see there is to be no challenge." It so happened, however, that before they had risen from the table a gentleman arrived at the house on behalf of Captain Mathews, bearing a challenge, and requesting to be put in communication with Mr. Long's friend. The gentleman's name was Major O'Teague. He was an Irishman, who lived for two months out of the year at Bath, and the remaining ten months no one knew where--perhaps in Ireland. No one knew in what regiment he served, and no one cared to know. He himself...show more

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  • Paperback | 346 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 617g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236636171
  • 9781236636171