The Living Age Volume 227

The Living Age Volume 227

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...what color were they?" "Well, rose color. I think, if I remember right." _ "Thunder and Mars!" cried the doctor. "Cannot we go straight there? I must see them!" "But only think, my dear friend, in the middle of the night; there will be plenty of time to morrow." Radloff tidgeted about: "Ah, you have no idea! All right. Here is a list of furniture; is any of it left?" "Yes, indeed! Old bureaus with swell fronts and brass mountings, and bright marble slabs." "And inlaid flowers?" "Yes, I think so" It was plain that the doctor was growing more and more excited. "And I thought I was coming here to get a rest!"-he said in a tone of comic despair. "Out of Scylla into Charybdls. Friend, do not think I have taken leave of my senses! If you knew what I was driving at you would understand me. But if I were to say anything now--you would think me a lunatic. And I don't want to raise any hopes until I am sure-of my ground. There, the whole thing has stirred me up. There won't be much sleep to-night. And now a single request; give me the key to the place where these things are kept. If I am not able to get at them to morrow at early daylight, I shall go distracted." Wigand shook his head but gratified him and described to him the part of the castle from which these garrets might be approached. There was noth ing more to be made out of Radlofl, he professed to be fatigued, but when Wigand took the candle to conduct him to his chamber he carried all the manuscripts with him. Gonsiderabiy astonished Wigand betook himself to his sleeping room. "Coilectors are all birds or a feather. after all!" he thought within...
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  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 848g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236771958
  • 9781236771957