The Treasure of Heaven: A Romance of Riches

The Treasure of Heaven: A Romance of Riches

by Marie Corelli
     
 

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London,-and a night in June. London, swart and grim, semi-shrouded in a warm close mist of mingled human breath and acrid vapour steaming up from the clammy crowded streets,-London, with a million twinkling lights gleaming sharp upon its native blackness, and looking, to a dreamer's eye, like some gigantic Fortress, built line upon line and tower upon tower,-with huge

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London,-and a night in June. London, swart and grim, semi-shrouded in a warm close mist of mingled human breath and acrid vapour steaming up from the clammy crowded streets,-London, with a million twinkling lights gleaming sharp upon its native blackness, and looking, to a dreamer's eye, like some gigantic Fortress, built line upon line and tower upon tower,-with huge ramparts raised about it frowningly as though in self-defence against Heaven. Around and above it the deep sky swept in a ring of sable blue, wherein thousands of stars were visible, encamped after the fashion of a mighty army, with sentinel planets taking their turns of duty in the watching of a rebellious world.

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ISBN-13:
9781530556908
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
06/30/2016
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.33(d)

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