The Song of Songs

The Song of Songs

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Excerpt: ... side in all that bustle. Mr. Dehnicke, who had been brooding over something a long time, finally began: "Have you reached a decision yet as to your way of living in the future?" Lilly did not reply. She was fully determined to reject every offer on this point. But it is heavenly to have someone begging of you; you feel you are of some value in the world. "If I had the right to make a choice for you," he continued in his modest, prim way, "I think I could find a little corner that you would delight in." "I'm not so sure of that," she rejoined, half in jest. "You seem to assume that our tastes are absolutely similar." "Oh, no! I'm not so presumptuous. But recently I saw an apartment that I think would please you, unless I'm very much mistaken. It belongs to a lady customer of mine who left town." "What a pity! I should like to have seen it, if for no other reason than to find out whether you have a correct estimate of me." He reflected. "I think it can be arranged. I think I can take you to see it. The maid, to be sure, won't be in, because it's Sunday, but the porter's wife knows me and will give me the key. So if you want toshow more

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236736737
  • 9781236736734