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Family (Paperback): Elinor Glyn
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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1919. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII DENZIL got out to get some papers which he had been too hurried to secure at Paddington, tipping the guard on the way, so that an old gentleman who showed signs of desiring to enter was warded off to another compartment. Thus when the train re-started, they were again left alone. Amaryllis had partially recovered and was looking nearly her usual self, but for the violet shadows beneath her eyes. She glanced at the papers which he handed to her, and Denzil retired behind the Times. He wanted to think; he must not let himself slip out of hand. He must resolutely stamp out all the emotion that she was causing him; he despised weakness of any sort. He thought of Verisschenzko's words about laws being powerless to control a man's actions, when a natural force is prompting him, unless he uses selfanalysis, and so by gaining knowledge permits the spirit to conquer. He recollected that he had transgressed often without a backward thought in past days with other women, but now his honour was engaged even apart from his firm belief in Stepan's favourite saying, that a man must never sully the wrong thing. Then the argument they had often had about indulgences came to him, and the truth of the only possibility of their enjoyment being while they remained servants, not masters. He had had his indulgence in the two hours to Westbury, and had very nearly let it conquer him, more than once, and now he must not only curb all friendly words and delightful dalliance with forbidden topics, but he must feel no more passion. He made himself read the war news and try to visualize the grim reality behind the official phrasing of the communiques. And gradually he became calm, and was almost startled when Amaryllis, who had been watching him furtively and had begun to wonder if he was really so ...

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Imprint: White Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2014
First published: May 2014
Authors: Elinor Glyn
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 19mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 330
ISBN-13: 978-1-4733-1562-4
Barcode: 9781473315624
Categories: Promotions
Books > Fiction > Genre fiction > Romance
Books > Fiction > Genre fiction > Romance > General
LSN: 1-4733-1562-X

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