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Sir Dominick Ferrand

By James, Henry

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Book Id: WPLBN0000651770
Format Type: PDF eBook
File Size: 220.57 KB.
Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: Sir Dominick Ferrand  
Author: James, Henry
Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections: Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
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Excerpt: ?There are several objections to it, but I?ll take it if you?ll alter it,? Mr. Locket?s rather curt note had said; and there was no waste of words in the postscript in which he had added: ?If you?ll come in and see me, I?ll show you what I mean.? This communication had reached Jersey Villas by the first post, and Peter Baron had scarcely swallowed his leathery muffin before he got into motion to obey the editorial behest. He knew that such precipitation looked eager, and he had no desire to look eager--it was not in his interest; but how could he maintain a godlike calm, principled though he was in favour of it, the first time one of the great magazines had accepted, even with a cruel reservation, a specimen of his ardent young genius?


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