The Cardinal’s Snuff-Box by Henry Harland

THE CARDINAL’S SNUFF-BOX BY HENRY HARLAND I “The Signorino will take coffee?” old Marietta asked, as she set the fruit before him. Peter deliberated for a moment; then burned his ships. “Yes,” he answered. “But in the garden, perhaps?” the little brown old woman suggested, with a persuasive flourish. “No,” he corrected her, gently smiling,