Page by Page Books
Read Books Online, for Free
The Altar of the Dead Henry James

Chapter VII

Page 4 of 4

Table Of Contents: The Altar of the Dead

Previous Page

Previous Chapter

Next Chapter

More Books

More by this Author

"Surely she knew you went every day to church," Stransom objected.

"She didn't know what I went for."

"Of me then she never even heard?"

"You'll think I was deceitful. But I didn't need to be!"

He was now on the lower door-step, and his hostess held the door half-closed behind him. Through what remained of the opening he saw her framed face. He made a supreme appeal. "What DID he do to you?"

"It would have come out - SHE would have told you. That fear at my heart - that was my reason!" And she closed the door, shutting him out.

We have hundreds more books for your enjoyment. Read them all!

Page 4 of 4 Previous Page   Next Chapter
Who's On Your Reading List?
Read Classic Books Online for Free at
Page by Page Books.TM
The Altar of the Dead
Henry James

Home | More Books | About Us | Copyright 2004