(Glance at this first.) From Chapter Four of Orlando (1928) (in which Orlando returns to England as a woman…): “Gentle creature,” cried the Archduchess, falling on one knee and at the same time pressing a cordial to Orlando’s lips, “forgive me for the deceit I have practised on you!” Orlando sipped the wine and the Archduke knelt and kissed …

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(Glance at this first.) From Chapter Four of Orlando (1928) (in which Orlando returns to England as a woman…): “Gentle creature,” cried the Archduchess, falling on one knee and at the same time pressing a cordial to Orlando’s lips, “forgive me for the deceit I have practised on you!” Orlando sipped the wine and the Archduke knelt and kissed …

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