The Green Mummy



The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume

"I am very angry," pouted the maid.

"In heaven's name, why?" questioned the bachelor.

"You have, so to speak, bought me."

"Impossible: your price is prohibitive."

"Indeed, when a thousand pounds—"

"You are worth fifty and a hundred times as much. Pooh!"

"That interjection doesn't answer my question."

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