Dust in the Balance (Classic Reprint)

Dust in the Balance (Classic Reprint)

by George Knight
     
 

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Excerpt from Dust in the Balance

He emptied the test-tube into the earthenware sink, and began to put away his apparatus.

"Old fool that I am," he said grimly to himself, putting the glass shade over a pair of infinitely susceptible balances, "to spend so much time and trouble in making poisons when I have neither desire nor reason to harm a single hair of any

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Excerpt from Dust in the Balance

He emptied the test-tube into the earthenware sink, and began to put away his apparatus.

"Old fool that I am," he said grimly to himself, putting the glass shade over a pair of infinitely susceptible balances, "to spend so much time and trouble in making poisons when I have neither desire nor reason to harm a single hair of any creature's head! Chut! I must give less attention to my hobby, that is all. If one could only reconcile one's conscience to putting a few of this world's tyrants out of the way! But I suppose we mustn't meddle with what is the business of Providence - though, really one might be pardoned for thinking that even a mortal could improve somewhat upon the cosmic scheme as it evolves itself in Battersea."

He put away the balances in the safe, and swung the door to.

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ISBN-13:
9781331638438
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/17/2015
Pages:
362
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

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