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- He took up the paper in a listless way, but his attention instantly became riveted, and he gave a little cry of satisfaction.Adventure X — The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor (62% in)
- With my body in one easy-chair and my legs upon another, I had surrounded myself with a cloud of newspapers until at last, saturated with the news of the day, I tossed them all aside and lay listless, watching the huge crest and monogram upon the envelope upon the table and wondering lazily who my friend's noble correspondent could be.Adventure X — The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor (3% in)
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