Gladstone's Seraglio

Captain Peter Emmanuel Wright, onetime Assistant Secretary to the Allied Supreme War Council, now a London journalist, ripped open not long ago a crisp envelope, read:

Mr. Peter Wright:

Your garbage about Mr. Gladstone in your book, Portraits and Criticisms'† has come to my knowledge. You are a liar.

Because you slander a dead man, you are a coward.

And because you think the public will accept inventions from such as you, you are a fool.

(Signed) GLADSTONE.

As Captain Wright perused this letter from Viscount Gladstone, son of the great...

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