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The Atlantic Monthly, 1895, Vol. 76: A Magazine of Literature, Science, Art, and Politics (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from The Atlantic Monthly, 1895, Vol. 76: A Magazine of Literature, Science, Art, and PoliticsOtherwise we should not breakfast together this morning, he answered. What difference would it make to this government if our private matter had been dragged in? Technically, you still would have been the spy. But I will say this, monsieur, to me you are a man bet ter worth torture than death.I grasped his meaning fully. On the one hand, he wanted the papers for thean bet ter worth torture than death.I grasped his meaning fully. On the one hand, he wanted the papers for the Grande Marquise on the other, he guessed a little of my love for Alixe, and the jealousy of race and nature roused all the cruelty in him, which would, no doubt, have sent me to my death long ago had he not had a sense of humor to see a longer sport.Do you ever stop to think of how this may end for you P I asked quietly.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more