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The Shadow of the Rope (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from The Shadow of the Rope T is finished, said the woman, speaking very quietly to herself. Not another day, nor a night, if I can be ready before morning! This link for educational purpose only. Please remove file from your computer after familiarization.

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T is finished, said the woman, speaking very quietly to herself. Not another day, nor a night, if I can be ready before morning!

She stood alone in her own room, with none to mark the white-hot pallor of the oval face, the scornful curve of 'quivering nostrils, the dry lustre of flashing eyes. But while she stood a heavy step went blustering down two flights of stairs, and double doors slammed upon the ground floor.

It was a little London house, with five floors from basement to attic, and a couple of rooms upon each, like most little houses in London; but this one had latterly been the scene of an equally un distinguished drama of real life, upon which the curtain was even now descending. Although a third was whispered by the world, the persons of this drama were really only two.

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This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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Book pages: 402

ISBN: 1330402197

Book language: en

File size: 524.77 KB

File type: epub

Published: 28 February 2020 - 16:00