Unformatted text preview: wife, Josephine, empress of France (1804–1809); with a short waist, decollette bodice, flowing skirt, and short, puffed sleeves. labyrinth a complicated, perplexing arrangement, course of affairs, or the like. lapis lazuli an azure-blue, opaque semiprecious stone; a mixture of various minerals. litigants parties to a lawsuit. Mauretania a fashionable British Cunard Line ship which made its maiden voyage in 1907. A sister to the Lusitania which was torpedoed during World War I, the Mauretania was known for its fast ocean crossings. Here, Dallas suggests he and Newland take the Mauretania . mezzotints engravings or prints produced on copper or steel plates by scraping or polishing parts of roughened surfaces to produce impressions of light and shade....
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