Vanitas : Polite Stories

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The church of the Salute, with its cupolas and volutes, stared in at the long windows, white, luminous, spectral. A white carpet of moonlight stretched to where they were sitting, with only one lamp lit, for fear of mosquitoes. All the remoter parts of the vast drawing-room were deep in gloom; you were somehow conscious of the paintings and stuccos of the walls and vaulted ceilings without seeing them. From the canal rose plash of oar, gondolier's cry, and distant guitar twang and quaver of song; and from the balconies came a murmur of voices and women's more

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  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 122g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514737620
  • 9781514737620

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