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Was your mistress appreciative?" "Ah, she is a strange one; sometimes I doubt if
she knows what she eats, and cares much less. I notice that she picked the
bones of the cutlets, and I will buy some more today, and perhaps a pair of plump
make a public demonstration of our acquaintance and perhaps cause you
embarrassment. I therefore waited upon your signal." "Good modest self-effacing
Shimrod! I was right after all! Your chivalry is irreproachable!" "Thank you," said ...
Melancthe turned to Shimrod, with arch mischief in her face. "Shimrod, what is
your opinion of the jewel?" "It is handsome, if somewhat baleful," said Shimrod. "
Somewhere I have heard rumors of a similar jewel, perhaps in a fabulous legend;
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Apollon Zamp, master of the Showboat Miraldra's Enchantment has just been informed of a contest held by King Waldemar for the best entertainment. He almost misses the preliminary competition because ... Read full review
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Lesser Vance is still Better Written than most other science fiction. I wouldn't start here, or stop; but once you get hooked to Vance, you will not be too horribly disappointed with this book. Read full review