The Master-Christian
The Master-Christian
Marie Corelli

Karol Pietrzak, Charles Franks and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team.
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Title Page

I. All the bells were ringing the Angelus.…

II. Lovely to a poet or an artist's eye is the unevenly-built and picturesque square of…

III. Meanwhile a somewhat embarrassing interview had taken place between the Archbishop of Rouen and Cardinal…

IV. As the terrors of imagined suffering are always worse than actual pain…

V. "He has trusted me," said the Cardinal, -- "I have found him…

VI. The Cardinal was still in his room alone with the boy Manuel…

VII. Meanwhile, unconscious of the miracle his prayer had wrought…

VIII. "A strange lad!" said Abbe Vergniaud, abruptly.…

IX. Low beetling brows, -- a sensual, cruel mouth with a loosely projecting under-lip…

X. The next day, and the next after that, were passed by the Cardinal in gratifying…

XI. Meanwhile, Angela Sovrani was detained in her studio by the fascinating company and bewildering chatter…

XII. A moment's flashing glance of half-amused dismay at Angela…

XIII. The Church of Notre Dame de Lorette in Paris with its yellow stucco columns…

XIV. No one ever afterwards quite knew how the crowd in the church broke up and…

XV. The Cardinal was seated, -- he rose as Moretti appeared.…

XVI. As he thus spoke, slowly and with an exquisite softness…

XVII. In one of the few remaining streets of Rome which the vandal hand of the…

XVIII. Aubrey Leigh was a man who had chosen his own way of life…

XIX. Set square and dark against the pale blue of the Italian sky the Palazzo Sovrani…

XX. On the first floor of an ancient mansion, in a street which slopes down towards…

XXI. Gherardi sat for two or three minutes in absolute silence.…

XXII. Cardinal Felix Bonpre sat alone in the largest and loneliest room of the large and…

XXIII. Meanwhile, the Marquis Fontenelle had been nearly a fortnight in Rome…

XXIV. The next morning dawned with all the strange half mystical glow of light and colour…

XXV. The death of the famous actor Miraudin was a nine days' wonder…

XXVI. November was now drawing to a close, and St.…

XXVII. Society soon learned the news of the Countess Hermenstein's betrothal to the "eccentric Englishman…

XXVIII. There are certain moments in life which seem weighted with the history of ages --…

XXIX. While the foregoing scene was taking place at the Vatican…

XXX. Meanwhile Cardinal Bonpre had once more reached his own apartments…

XXXI. Meanwhile Florian Varillo had not gone to Naples.…

XXXII. Away in Paris, a vast concourse of people were assembled round an open grave in…

XXXIII. The chain of circumstance had lengthened by several links round the radiant life of Sylvie…

XXXIV. Still the Countess Sylvie was silent.…

XXXV. During these various changes in the lives of those with whom he had been more…

XXXVI. The same night which saw the red glare of the burning monastery reflected from end…

XXXVII. A few days later the fashionable world of Europe was startled by the announcement of…

XXXVIII. With the entry of Angela's great picture "The Coming of Christ" into London…

XXXIX. The night darkened steadily down over London, -- a chill dreary night of heavy fog…

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