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The Portfolio of Entertaining & Instructive Varieties in History, Literature, Fine Arts, Etc. Volume 4 (Paperback) Loot Price: R695
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The Portfolio of Entertaining & Instructive Varieties in History, Literature, Fine Arts, Etc. Volume 4 (Paperback): Books Group
The Portfolio of Entertaining & Instructive Varieties in History, Literature, Fine Arts, Etc. Volume 4 (Paperback): Books Group

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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. 1827 Excerpt: ...favours.' With this brutUl speech he was proceeding to la hands on the lady, who stood sti pified in amaze, and bereft of power to offer the least resistance. 'To me this insult I'll chase thee from thy lair ' exclaimed the incensed Sir William. Roger de Cliderhow at this moment suddenly approached in great alarm. He whispered Sir Osmund with evident signs of dismay. "Tis Sir William --Thou hast no time for parley. If his coming get abroad we are undone. Call thy men hither, and let him be conveyed away privately. The dungeon will tell no tales. I'll summon them. If the servants get a whisper of the matter, I'll give out he is an impostor.' Fearful of encountering the glance of his injured lord, this worthy withdrew in great precipitation. It was but the work of a moment. Sir Osmund had taken the precaution to prevent all egress, so that Sir William and his lady were, in fact, prisoners, at the mercy and discretion of a cruel and cowardly foe. Sir William had thrown off his cloak and (he remainder of his disguise. He now stood proudly erect before the supplanter, who was somewhat stunned by this unexpected issue. 'I defy thee to the combat--hasl thou the grace to give me a weapon, or art thou as cowardly as thou an presuming V tauntingly inquired Sir William. 'Impostor wouldst have me believe every wish that folly genders? To the proof ' sullenly replied Sir Osmund. What says the Lady Mabel?--Let her decide, ' returned the other. She ' cried the ingrate, with a contemptuous sneer; 'her wits are so set upon it, that she would worship any ill-favoured lout that could call himself her husband.' i-'Tis false unblushing' as thou art.' The lightning kindled in the lady's eye as she spoke, muncl quailed beneath her glance. 'Ami mad?' she continued;--ay, if ...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 14mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 266
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-50512-2
Barcode: 9781130505122
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-130-50512-X

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