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Hell! said the Duchess

Michael Arlen

Hell! said the Duchess

a bed-time story

by Michael Arlen

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by W. Heinemann, ltd. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Michael Arlen.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.A7229 He, PR6001.R7 He
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p.l., 181 p.
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6311009M
LC Control Number34030052
OCLC/WorldCa2030769

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She rarely laid down decrees, preferring to run his household with smile, albeit a fierce smile. But this was a command. The Book of the Duchess Geoffrey Chaucer As hell’s pit everywhere throughout; They’d leisure there to snore aloud And went his way when all was said.

The god of sleep he raised his head Out of his sleep and set off to Act just as he had bid him do:Cited by: End of the Book of the Duchess. Note: The Duchess was Blanche (White), the wife of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster (long castle) and Earl of Richmond (rich hill), who was Chaucer’s patron, and a son of Edward III.

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