Excerpt: ...out for Melisande, and received no answer. "I suppose she's in the house-keeper's room or somewhere. You had better put the box down inside the door. She can bring it up later." She pushed open the postern; and the Duke, as he stepped across the threshold, thrilled with a romantic awe. Re-emerging a moment later into the moonlight, he felt that she had been right about the box: it was fatal to self-expression; and he was glad he had not tried to speak on the way from the Front Quad: the soul needs gesture; and the Duke's first gesture now was to seize Zuleika's hands in his. She was too startled to move. "Zuleika!" he whispered. She was too angry to speak, but with a sudden twist she freed her wrists and darted back. He laughed. "You are afraid of me. You are afraid to let me kiss you, because you are afraid of loving me. This afternoon
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Max Beerbohm (1872–1956) was an English essayist, parodist, and caricaturist best known today for his 1911 novel Zuleika Dobson.
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Book Description Limited Editions Club / The Heri, 1960. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. very nice Heritage Press hard over in very nice black slipcase, no mrks. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000172577