The talk had run on treasure. I could not sleep and my friends had dropped in. I had the big South room on the second floor of the Hotel de Paris. It looks down on the Casino and the Mediterranean. Perhaps you know it. Queer friends, ... Read more of The Last Adventure at Mystery Stories.caInformational Site Network Informational
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A CERTAIN noble lord being in his early years much addicted to
dissipation, his mother advised him to take example by a gentleman,
whose food was herbs and his drink water. What! madam, said he, would
you have me to imitate a man who eats like a beast, and drinks like a
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