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The Chevalier de Maison-Rouge (Paperback) Loot Price: R311
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The Chevalier de Maison-Rouge (Paperback): Alexandre Dumas, United States Government
The Chevalier de Maison-Rouge (Paperback): Alexandre Dumas, United States Government

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The Chevalier de Maison-Rouge (Paperback)

Alexandre Dumas, United States Government

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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. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ..."Without doubt," returned Dixmer, calmly, who ruled his own passion as much as Maurice was carried away by his. "Without doubt; while you were betraying your Republic, and were selling it to me for a look from my wife; while you were dishonoring yourselves, --you by your treason, she by her adulterous love, --I remained the sage and hero. I waited, and I triumphed." "Horrible " said Maurice. "Is it not? Yes; you appreciate your own conduct fully, air. It is horrible --it is infamous " "You deceive yourself, sir; the conduct I term horrible and infamous is that of the man to whom the honor of a woman had been confided, who had sworn to guard this honor pure and unsullied, and who, instead of keeping his word and oath, employed t, er beauty as a shameful bait to ensnare a feeble heart. It was your sacred duty beyond all others to protect this woman, and instead of protecting her, you have sold her." "What I had to do, sir," replied Dixmer, "I will tell yon. I had to save my friend who nnited with me in this saored cause. Even as I have sacrificed my property to this cause, so have I sacrificed my honor. As for me, I have completely forgotten, completely effaced myself. Now my friend is no more; he bus died by the poniard. My queen is no more; she has died ignominiously on the scaffold. Now now 1 I can think of revenge." "Say of assassination.'1 "One cannot assassinate an adulteress; when she is killed, she is but punished for her crime." "This sin you imposed upon her, therefore it was rendered lawful." "You think so 1" said Dixmer, with a sardonic smile. "Judge from her remorse if she believes she has acted lawfully." "Those who punish strike openly. You, you do not punish; for while striking you fly, and while casting her head to the...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: Alexandre Dumas • United States Government
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 13mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 250
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-34791-8
Barcode: 9781234347918
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-234-34791-1

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