Metropolitan Volume 40, No. 3

Metropolitan Volume 40, No. 3

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...me. And yet I now--it's a dreadful thing--and hat else could happen there?" "That is what we may find out, if fe do as I say. You must decide. Jut remember that you must think of-, ady Bosworth as one whom you are;rying to save from a subtle evil. You: an't shrink from a step merely because you wouldn't dream of taking it in the ordinary way." FOR a few moments she stood carefully boring a hole in the gravel with one heel. Then, " Come along," she said, and led the way toward the house. "Unless we take the floor up," said Mrs. Lancey, seating herself emphatically on the bed in her sister's room twenty minutes later, "there's nowhere else to look. I've taken everything out and pried into every hole and corner. There isn't a single lockable thing that is locked. There isn't a bottle or phial or pill-box of any sort to be found. So much for your suspicions. And all the time I have been working like a negro slave you have done nothing but stare about you, and play with brushes and combs and manicure-things. What interests you about that nail-polishing pad? You have seen one before, surely." "This ornamental design on hammered silver is very beautiful and original," replied Trent, abstractedly. "I have never seen anything quite like it." "The same design is on the whole of the toilet-set," Mrs. Lancey observed, tartly, "and it shows to least advantage on the manicure-things. You are talking rubbish, Philip. Put the pad away and shut the case as you found it. We shall do no good here, I am sure; you will have to guess again. And yet," she added slowly, "you are looking rather pleased with yourself." Trent, his hands in his pockets, was balancing himself...show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236938550
  • 9781236938558