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The Black Tulip

By: Alexandre Dumas

...t earth which his neighbour scat- tered upon his cherished bulbs. But the most curious part of the operations was not per- formed in the garden. It mi... ... 55 Dumas coffee, and on the very day when the frightful events took place at the Hague which we have related in the preceding chapters, we find him,... ...r for the first time in the spring of 1675, would undoubtedly produce the large black tulip required by the Haarlem Society. On the 20th of August, 16... ... also his cupidity and his ambition. Awake, he thought of nothing but the grand black tulip; asleep, he dreamed of it. At last, on the 19th of August,... ... of Cornelius just as bitterly as Boxtel did that of their master — entered his bedroom. He said to the man, — “I shall not get up to-day, I am ill.” ... ... sycamore. He had calculated correctly; no one thought of keeping watch over the garden; the house and the servants were all in the utmost confusion. ... ...ast as well as it would close, considering that it was half demolished. It was easy to see that a hurricane of mighty fury had vented itself upon it. ... ...rned round to look from whom it came; but Rosa, who had fore- seen this movement, had fallen back. “And,” continued Cornelius, “what hour is appointed... ...ng this world, I do not wish to have any further regret.” Rosa felt a shudder creeping over her frame, for, whilst the prisoner pronounced these words...

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Paradoxist Distiches

By: Florentin Smarandache

..._____ 28 THE ARGUMENT ___ 28 PARAPSYCHOLOGY 28 NAIL ON NAIL ______ 28 VIGILANCE ________ 28 ORDER ____________ 28 PATOMIME ________ 28 CUCKOO CLOCK (I) _ 29 CUCKOO CLOCK (II) 29 AMERICAN IMMIGRANTS ______________ 29 APHORISM _________ 29 DISGUST ___________ 29 CLASSIC ___________ 29 HEROISM __________ 29 BAGATELLE _______ 29 PRODUCER ________ 30 INTRODUCT...

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