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  • Ieremia had become David Grief's trader, and for a dozen years his service had been honourable and efficient, for Grief had proven the first man who successfully refused credit to the king or who collected when it had been accorded. leremia looked gravely over the rims of his glasses when his employer entered, gravely marked the place in the Bible and set it aside, and gravely shook hands.

    THE FEATHERS OF THE SUN

  • Grief's schooner, the Cantani, had passed the Pillar Rocks at the entrance two hours before and crept up the harbour to the whispering flutters of a breeze that could not make up its mind to blow.

    THE FEATHERS OF THE SUN

  • It was as if the place had been struck with the plague, was Grief's thought, as he finally approached the Big House.

    THE DEVILS OF FUATINO

  • The look of pained surprise on Grief's face deepened.

    A SON OF THE SUN

  • He did not pull the trigger, nor did the man pause till he had flung himself headlong at Grief's feet and begun to pour forth a stream of uncouth and awful noises.

    THE DEVILS OF FUATINO

  • Under the press of his anger and the sting of his abraded skin, Grief's finger was lifting the hammer, when the wave of anger passed and he recollected himself.

    A SON OF THE SUN

  • That's what I want to know, was Grief's contribution to the general plaint.

    THE PEARLS OF PARLAY

  • Grief's fingers had gained the revolver, and, while he talked, with his right hand he played with the pen and with his left began slowly and imperceptibly drawing the weapon to his side.

    A SON OF THE SUN

  • The next day Grief's suspicions found further food.

    A LITTLE ACCOUNTWITH SWITHIN HALL

  • Two things Raoul Van Asveld did that showed his keenness and coolness and that elicited Grief's admiration.

    THE DEVILS OF FUATINO

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