Plantagenet Palliser


We are all apt to think when our days are dark that there is no darkness so dark as our own.


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Maule, Gerard.

A useless young man, with only money enough to live a meager life, made up of hunting, visiting complaisant friends and mooning over Adelaide Palliser's refusal to marry him. He accused Adelaide of thinking him ". - . a poor creature, generally half asleep, shallow-pated, slow-blooded, ignorant, useless and unambitious"

Since neither of them. had any Money, it was impossible for them to marry until Madame Goesler settled on Adelaide the fortune that the old Duke of Omnium had left her.

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