The Prisoner of Zenda: Being the History of Three Months in the Life of an English Gentleman

The Prisoner of Zenda: Being the History of Three Months in the Life of an English Gentleman

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The Prisoner of Zenda: Being the History of Three Months in the Life of an English Gentleman

The Prisoner of Zenda: Being the History of Three Months in the Life of an English Gentleman

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"I WONDER when in the world you're going to do anything, Rudolf?" said my brother's wife.

"My dear Rose," I answered, laying down my egg-spoon, "why in the world should I do anything? My position is a comfortable one. I have an income nearly sufficient for my wants (no one's income is ever quite sufficient, you know). I enjoy an enviable social position: I am brother to Lord Burlesdon, and brother-in-law to that most charming lady his countess. Behold, it is enough!"

"You are nine-and-twenty," she observed, "and you've done nothing but-----"

"Knock about? It is true. Our family doesn't need to do things."

This remark of mine rather annoyed Rose, for . . .

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