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The Cab of the Sleeping Horse by Scott, John Reed, 1869-

The Cab of the Sleeping Horse by Scott, John Reed, 1869-

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Sleeping Horse, by John Reed Scott, Illustrated by
William van Dresser

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Title: The Cab of the Sleeping Horse
Author: John Reed Scott
Release Date: February 18, 2005 [eBook #15094]
[Date last updated: March 5, 2005]
Language: English
Character set encoding: ISO-8859-1
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The Cab Of The Sleeping Horse
By John Reed Scott
AUTHOR OF
The Woman in Question, The Man In Evening Clothes, etc.
Frontispiece By William Van Dresser
The Project Gutenberg eBook, The Cab of the Sleeping Horse, by John Reed Scott, Illustrated by William van Dresser
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She Threw Up Her Hand, And A Nasty Little Automatic Was Covering The Secretary's Heart. Drawn by
William Van Dresser. (Chapter 24.)

A.L. Burt Company
Publishers New York
Published by arrangement with G.P. Putnam's Sons
1916

The Project Gutenberg eBook of The Cab of the Sleeping Horse, by John Reed Scott
The Cab Of The Sleeping Horse
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Contents
Contents
\u2022
I\u2014The Photograph
\u2022
II\ue001The Voice On The Wire
\u2022
III\ue002Visitors
\u2022
IV\ue003Crenshaw
\u2022
V\ue004Another Woman
\u2022
VI\ue005The Grey-Stone House
\u2022
VII\ue006Surprises
\u2022
VIII\ue007The Story
\u2022
IX\ue008Decoyed
\u2022
X\ue009Skirmishing
\u2022
XI\ue00aHalf A Lie
\u2022
XII\ue00bCarpenter
\u2022
XIII\ue00cThe Marquis
\u2022
XIV\ue00dThe Slip Of Paper
\u2022
XV\ue00eIdentified
\u2022
XVI\ue00fAnother Letter
\u2022
XVII\ue010In The Taxi
\u2022
XVIII\ue011Doubt
\u2022
XIX\ue012Marston
\u2022
XX\ue013Playing The Game
\u2022
XXI\ue014The Key-Word
\u2022
XXII\ue015The Rataplan
\u2022
XXIII\ue016Caught
\u2022
XXIV\ue017The Candle Flame
\u2022
The Cab of The Sleeping Horse
I\u2014The Photograph
"A beautiful woman is never especially clever," Rochester remarked.
Harleston blew a smoke ring at the big drop-light on the table and watched it swirl under the cardinal shade.

"The cleverest woman I know is also the most beautiful," he replied. "Yes, I can name her offhand. She has all the finesse of her sex, together with the reasoning mind; she is surpassingly good to look at, and knows how to use her looks to obtain her end; as the occasion demands, she can be as cold as steel or warm as a summer's night; she\ue019"

"How are her morals?" Rochester interrupted.
"Morals or the want of them do not, I take it, enter into the question," Harleston responded. "Cleverness is
quite apart from morals."
"You have not named the wonderful one," Clarke reminded him.
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