Tourmalin's Time Cheques

Tourmalin's Time Cheques

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"[...]like a modern Ulysses; though, in the latter's case, the Sirens were not actually on board, and, even then, the hero had to be lashed to the mast. But Tourmalin felt confident, notwithstanding, that he would prove at least as obdurate as the wily Greek. He was not a strong-minded man; but he had one quality which is almost as valuable a safeguard against temptation as strength of mind-namely, timidity. His love for his betrothed was chastened by a considerable dash of awe, and he was resolved not to compromise himself in her eyes just for the sake of a little temporary distraction. At this point of his deliberations he looked at his watch: it was close upon twelve; only one hour to be got through before tiffin. Why, an hour was nothing;[...]."
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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 4.57mm | 167.83g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507566565
  • 9781507566565

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