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'In perils oft': romantic biographies illustrative of the adventurous life (1886) provides three versions of Gordon's death, pp. 533-534. These are: He was slain by gunfire while on his way to the Austrian consulate He was killed on the courtyard steps of the governors palace He was shot while in his study, reading his Bible All three stories are told ...
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