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Questions about 'The Just Men of Cordova' (1917), a novel by Edgar Wallace. Use this tag with the [edgar-wallace] tag.

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Was it normal in 1917 for someone to call his uncle "sir" in England?

In chapter 17 of The Just Men of Cordova (1917) by Edgar Wallace, the author is describing a conversation between an old uncle and his nephew, who was an assistant-commissioner of police. In a ...
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Was it usual for "Society" to be written with an initial capital?

From chapter 9 of The Just Men of Cordova (1917) by Edgar Wallace: The Earl of Verlond was a stickler for punctuality: a grim, bent old man, with a face that, so Society said, told eloquently the ...
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What's the significance of these odds in horse racing in "The Just Men of Cordova"?

In chapter 12 of The Just Men of Cordova (1917) by Edgar Wallace, the author is describing the situation of the odds of two horses, Timboilino, the owner of which is Isaac, and Nemesis, the owner of ...
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