Reading progress update: Chapter Three

— feeling evil grin
The Laughing Cavalier - Emmuska Orczy

I always find it hilarious when I see this in old books. I'm getting a rudimentary education in Dutch insults, but all the English cuss words are censored. So instead of damned and hell and devil, we have d--d and h-- and d---l. But, you know, smeerlap and plepshurk are okay. Because reasons.