By Chrétien de Troyes

Remarkable adventures abound in those courtly romances: Erec and Enide, Cligés, The Knight of the Cart, The Knight with the Lion, and The tale of the Grail.

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Quot;Man. Elec. J," he read on the tape. THE BREAK IN TURPENTINE THE BREAK TURPENTINE IN IN the beginning of the beginning the distillers of turpentine carried competition to the quarrelling Then they carried the quarrel to the point point. of silence, which was most to be feared, for it meant that no time was to be wasted in words. All were losing money ; but each hoped that the others were losing more, proportionately, and there fore would go under all The the sooner. surviv thought they could manage to keep on sur viving, for on what twelve would starve four could ors feast.

Quot; the very next day began the historical ad- THE BREAK IN TURPENTINE 53 It opened up at 30. The vance in Turpentine. brokers who made a of deal specialty specialists took 16,000 shares, causing an advance ing in it to 32. Everybody who had been "landed" with the shares at higher figures, and had bitterly re gretted it ever since, now began to feel hopeful. As never before a stock had been manipulated, with intent to deceive and malice prepense, so did Sharpe manipulate Turpentine stock.

Quot;Good morning, Mrs. " he had repented, and she smiled wouldn to be a thousand if t WALL STREET STORIES 26 the smile that is a woman s says, almost articulately: course, do as My "I I ask. last resort, know you question is that will, of only a for know your nobility, and I fear But he only bowed her out, very politely. On the Stock Exchange the price of Man. Elec. P. Co. 5s rose steadily. Mrs. Hunt, too L. H. I mality. " <$- indignant to feel lachrymose, discussed the subject with her Cousin Emily and her husband.

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