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'A wife out of a gaming house! One of Faro's daughters! If I had my way women of your stamp should be whipped...'

Max Ravenscar regarded all eligible females with indifference, preferring horses, cockfighting or cards.

When he learns that his cousin Adrian, Lord Mablethorpe, intendsto marry Deborah Grantham who graces her aunt's gaming establishment, Max thinks it will be an easy matter to buy off the fair charmer.

But Deborah is as spirited as she is beautiful, and Max was overdue for a much-needed lesson.

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Favorite Lines: These spoil the book if you have not read it yet.