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Tales of the Abbey; Founded on Historical Facts (Paperback) Loot Price: R366
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Tales of the Abbey; Founded on Historical Facts (Paperback): A. Kendall
Tales of the Abbey; Founded on Historical Facts (Paperback): A. Kendall

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Tales of the Abbey; Founded on Historical Facts (Paperback)

A. Kendall

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1801. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAP. XV. Where the prime actors of .the- last year's scene Their port so proud their buskin and their plume How many sleep that kept the world awake With luftteand with noise Has death proclaims A truce, and hung his fated lance on high? 'Tis brandished still; nor sliall the present year Be more tenacious of her human leaf, Or spread of feeble life a thinner fall. YOUNG. ScARCELY had Lord Mountjoy arrived in England, before that great luminary, that had so long lhone with resplendent radiance in the eyes of Europe, set in the; shades of death. The great, the illustrious Elizabeth, paid the debt of nature, and James, by a fortuitous coincidence of circumstances, mounted the throne of England, amidst the plaudits of a consenting and approving people. The partisans of that prince, who had long suffered in his cause, and that of his unfortunate mother, now looked up with hopes of receiving some recompence for the severities which they had sustained in the preceding reign; while numbers, who had fled for their attachment to the House of Stuart, returned undismayed into the.bosom of their county Lord Mountjoy sent instant intelligence to Lady Sidney of the state of affairs in England. By the interest of a friend he had likewise become acquainted with Sir Robert Sidney the uncle of his fair mistress, and to him he confided, by the consent of Lady Sidney, her present abode. From him too he learnt that the death of Elizabeth was by many supposed to proceed from her grief for the fate of Essex, and that her anger, on discovering the escape of Lady Sidney, had been extravagant and unbounded; yet that asset a little time she sent for Sir Robert to take charge of the house, and whatever else might appertain to his-sister, in trust for his niece, should she eve...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: A. Kendall
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 58
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-08752-3
Barcode: 9781235087523
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-235-08752-2

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