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- And he delivered this statement with as much careful precision as if he had been a diplomatic envoy whose words would be attended with results.Book 1 — Miss Brooke (17% in)
- Nevertheless he accounted for it even while he was shaking hands, by saying, "I come as an envoy, Mrs. Garth: I have something to say to you and Garth on behalf of Fred Vincy.Book 4 — Three Love Problems (76% in)
- I firmly believe that Mr. Farebrother is attached to her, and meant to make her an offer; but of course, now that Fred has used him as an envoy, there is an end to that better prospect.Book 6 — The Widow and Wife (29% in)
- Now is there civil war within the soul: Resolve is thrust from off the sacred throne By clamorous Needs, and Pride the grand-vizier Makes humble compact, plays the supple part Of envoy and deft-tongued apologist For hungry rebels.Book 7 — Two Temptations (42% in)
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