The Tame Turk; A Novel Volume 2

The Tame Turk; A Novel Volume 2

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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. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...had left ill was taking a ticket for herself and the child. "We are well known here, and the word of Sister Mary Joseph was enough to cause the woman's arrest; but when the police took the little creature from her arms she was apparently lifeless, for she had been nearly strangled. We are not willing to let her out of our sight again, nor will we, but we feel as if there was some hidden purpose, and we wish, if possible, you would come. "The woman is in custody awaiting her trial. Do not feel uneasy now for the safety of the child till you get here, for we shall not let her go from one room to the other alone. In health she is well, and increasing in size as well as in all good qualities, and I hope you Will find no fault with our education of her so far. "In case you. cannot come, please say what we must do, and believe me, my dear friend, yours, "Mornna AGATHE." A steamer left Constantinople in fourteen hours, and Olmas-sa'1' determined to leave by her for Marseilles, and immediately set about arranging his affairs. His good friend the Pasha offered to buy all his horses, and to take off his hands all his servants until they could do better; he backed up his words by naming a liberal price for the whole establishment, and then left, telling Olmas-sai that he would bring him the money in an hour. He went to the palace, and fortunately was lucky enough to be received into the presence of the Valide Sultana, to whom he spoke in highly flattering terms of Olmas-sai. She sent, as a parting present to Olmas-sai, a sum of money which seemed to fill every available pocket, and even the handkerchief of the obese Pasha. He made his appearance, and in the flowery language of the Crient told Olmas-sai...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123697929X
  • 9781236979292