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  • COLONEL TEMPEST and his miniature ten-year-old replica of himself had made themselves as comfortable as circumstances would permit in opposite corners of the smoking carriage. It was a chilly morning in April, and the boy had wrapped himself in his t...


  • IT was the middle of July. The season had reached the climax which precedes a collapse. The heat was intense. The pace had been too great to last. The rich sane were already on their way to Scotch moor or Norwegian river; the rich insane and the poor...


  • BETWEEN aspiration and achievement there is no great gulf fixed. God does not mock His children by putting a lying spirit in the mouth of their prophetic instincts. Only the faith of concentrated endeavour, only the stern years which must hold fast t...



  • A Devotee: An Episode in the Life of a Butterfly, Second Edition, by Mary Cholmondeley, author of Red Pottage, 'Diana Tempest', Sir Charles Danvers' and 'The Danvers Jewels'. This story first appeared in Temple Bar between August and October 1896...


  • • A rare view of colonial life from a bright and sensitive 12 year old girl from Nova Scotia, who was sent to Boston in 1770 by her parents to be educated in Boston schools. The diary was not published until 1894 when it was issued with notes an...


  • According to Wikipedia: Mary Cholmondeley (8 June 1859 - 15 July 1925) was an English novelist. The daughter of the vicar at St Luke's Church in the village of Hodnet, Market Drayton, Shropshire, England, where she was born, Cholmondeley spent much o...


  • According to Wikipedia: Mary Cholmondeley (8 June 1859 - 15 July 1925) was an English novelist. The daughter of the vicar at St Luke's Church in the village of Hodnet, Market Drayton, Shropshire, England, where she was born, Cholmondeley spent much o...


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    I was on the point of leaving India and returning to England when he sent for me. At least to be accurate—and I am always accurate—I was not quite on the point but nearly for I was going to start by the mail on the following day....


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    I was on the point of leaving India and returning to England when he sent for me. At least, to be accurate-and I am always accurate-I was not quite on the point, but nearly, for I was going to start by the mail on the following day. I had been up to ...



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    THE DANVERS JEWELS ""Look here, Middleton," the old man went on; "I am dying, and I know it. "I'm watched I know I'm watched " he said in a whisper, his pale eyes turning slowly in their sockets. "I shall be killed for them if I keep them much longe...


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    " 'Diana Tempest' is a book to be read. It is more-it is a book to be kept and read again, for its characters will not pass into limbo with this year's fashions. It will stand in the front ranks of fiction for some time to come." - "St. James's Gazet...


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    Mary Cholmondeley (1859-1925) was an English writer. Members of her family were involved in the literary world, notably her uncle Reginald Cholmondeley who was a friend of the American novelist, Mark Twain. Growing up, she liked to tell stories to he...


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    I have been writing books for five-and-twenty years, novels of which I believe myself to be the author, in spite of the fact that I have been assured over and over again that they are not my own work. When I have on several occasions ventured to clai...


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    Snow is falling and covering the house when she hears the knock at the door. The face that meets her gaze is sunken and hollow, ravaged with pain, and pitiful. His right arm is in a sling under his tattered military cloak."My husband will never forgi...






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    Mary Cholmondeley (8 June 1859 - 15 July 1925) was an English novelist.Mary Cholmondeley (usually pronounced ) was born at Hodnet near Market Drayton in Shropshire, the third of eight children of Rev Richard Hugh Cholmondeley (1827-1910) and his wife...


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    Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of Moth and Rust - Together with Geoffrey's Wife and The Pitfall. It was previously published by other bona fide publishers, and is now, after many years, back in print. This is ...


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