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The Catholic; A Tale of Contemporary Society (Paperback) Loot Price: R460 Discovery Miles 4 600
The Catholic; A Tale of Contemporary Society (Paperback): Francis Templeman
The Catholic; A Tale of Contemporary Society (Paperback): Francis Templeman

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The Catholic; A Tale of Contemporary Society (Paperback)

Francis Templeman

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 Excerpt: ...his conversation with Madame de Keramur and tried to engross her attention while Eva was making this astonishing exhibition of herself. "Ah, what am I saying " inwardly exclaimed the girl; and then again her voice was to be heard addressing Ernest in the same reckless tone. "I looked out for you at Lady Newark's reception. The Duke of Thanet was there, Lady Parley, the Fitzurses, all the Catholics. Don't you know any of your co-religionists t" "I am not a fashionable person," said Ernest quietly. "Fashionable person " Eva repeated with a laugh. "Fashionable Catholics, fashionable Protestants, they're much the same, are they nott Religion has very little influence over people nowadays. Thank you so much for showing me the music. You are so kind." She then turned away from him and stood still for a moment, an ironical smile parting her lips, the light of excitement in her eyes. "Ah, what am I doing What does it matter A priest and an organist " she inwardly exclaimed. She looked very beautiful at this moment, but not as a respectful admirer would have liked her to look. The wistful expression which was so characteristic of her, the air of tragedy which seemed to hang about her, the kindliness and sincerity and frankness which were so frequently to be read in her countenance and which modified the impression produced by her commanding carriage and bold type of feature, --all these were gone, and the dangerous qualities, the bad impulses, the evil in her nature exhibited in their stead. She bade adieu to Ernest, then turned to Monsignor, her face still retaining ite ironical expression, bowed to him, gathered her skirt, and was moving towards the door when a half-smothered exclamation from the priest ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Francis Templeman
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 88
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-23194-9
Barcode: 9781236231949
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-236-23194-5

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