The President: A Novel

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A. S. Barnes, 1904 - American fiction - 514 pages
 

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Page 452 - So the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to soar again, Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart, And wing'd the shaft that quivered in his heart.
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Page 393 - there's a bend at that point." " What's next? " asked Mr. Duff ; " do we follow him in and collar him? or do we just wait here? " " Collar him ! " repeated Inspector Val disgustedly. " I'd like to catch you collaring him ! Is this a time to talk of collaring, and we no further than the threshold of the job? Let him alone; he's only laying out the work to-night.
Page 392 - Storri, beheld such a door or such a lock, and he had peeped into the strong rooms of a dozen kings. The gold, too, one hundred and ninety-three millions in all, packed five thousand dollars to a sack in little canvas sacks like bags of birdshot, and each sack weighing twenty pounds — Storri saw it all!
Page 223 - We certify . . . that Santum was out on the platform when another Indian of almost as great a stature came out, and the two passed and re-passed each other as they walked up and down. At the same time a conversation was being carried on between George Dix, Mayflower, old Mr. Morse, and Mrs. Eaton inside the cabinet. We recognized the familiar voice of each.
Page 392 - ... into the strong rooms of a dozen kings. The gold, too, one hundred and ninety-three millions in all, packed five thousand dollars to a sack in little canvas sacks like bags of birdshot, and each sack weighing twenty pounds — Storri saw it all!

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