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He built his villas according to his desire; and not until he had inserted an immovable aunt into one of them did Sir Harry buy.
Cecil had been hesitating whether he should despise the villas or despise Sir Harry for despising them.
The carts and carriages crowded close upon one another, making little way for those swifter and more impatient vehi- cles that darted forward every now and then when an opportunity showed itself of doing so, sending the people scattering against the fences and gates of the villas.
And, indeed, a little way up the road a villa was burning and sending rolling masses of black smoke across the road to add to the con- fusion.
His body stiffened under Villa Kennan's hand as he drew away from her and stalked stiff-legged to the black.
And yet you've overlooked the crowning proof of it," Villa Kennan teased.
Bygrave, Miss Bygrave; North Shingles Villa, Aldborough.
He thanked the secretary in the same dreamy, absent manner in which he had thanked the owner of the villa, and went into his dressing-room.
At this date, of the persons concerned in the tragedy of twelve years since at the Hampstead villa, three were dead; and one was self-exiled in a foreign land.
Here it was a furious torrent, quite impassable, and appeared larger than in the low country, as was the case with the rivulet of Villa Vicencio.
We left the valley of the Aconcagua, by which we had descended, and reached in the evening a cottage near the Villa del St.
In a quarter of an hour the news that a gentleman who was a temporary visitor to the town had been stabbed in his bed, spread through every street and villa of the popular watering-place.