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Home Sketches and Foreign Recollections Volume 2 (Paperback) Loot Price: R248
Discovery Miles 2 480
Home Sketches and Foreign Recollections Volume 2 (Paperback): Georgiana Chatterton
Home Sketches and Foreign Recollections Volume 2 (Paperback): Georgiana Chatterton

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Home Sketches and Foreign Recollections Volume 2 (Paperback)

Georgiana Chatterton

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1841 Excerpt: ... self before the time; all I know is, that no power, no consideration, not even your entreaties could prevail, to make me alter my determination. Hark what noise is that?--some one comes. Adieu--I will not run the risk of offending my mother by the discovery that I secretly visited a Ghibelline house. Adieu." Hastily throwing on her dark cloak, Bianca Donati glided away, and soon disappeared among the pine-trees which bounded the palace garden. CHAPTER III. "'Twas in a narrow street, North of that temple, where the truly great Sleep, not unhonoured, not unvisited; That temple, sacred to the Holy Cross--There is the house, that house of the Donati--Towerless, and left long since; hut to the last Braving all assault. All rugged, all embossed Below, and still distinguished by the rings Of brass, that held in war and festival time Their family standards. Rogers. It was late: the guests had departed from Count Amidei's halls. One by one the lights were extinguished in Florence, except a lamp which glimmered in the highest tower of the proud Donati's Palace; and a long gallery looking upon the inner court of that spacious dwelling was still illuminated. In this gallery twelve women were seated round a large table, busily employed in embroidery, and making different parts of a magnificent dress. "I'll be bound," said one of the youngest, who was ornamenting a green velvet cap with diamonds and rubies, and whose sparkling eyes and animated countenance showed that she had suffered less from toil and the lateness of the hour than those of some of her companions, "I '11 be bound that our young Lady Bianca's dress will far outshine that of the grand Amidei, as much as her dark eyes are more brilliant than" "Yet the Signora Elvira is a beautiful creature," interrupted a...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Georgiana Chatterton
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 52
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-37598-5
Barcode: 9781154375985
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-37598-6

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