A Cavalier Maid

Paperback | July 8, 2012

byAlden Arthur Knipe

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...is no doubt!" Georgiana insisted. "I am of the King's party and church. Who set me aboard this ship I know not; but I tell you plain I'm here against my will under a name that is not my own." "What proof have you of what you say?" the reverend gentleman asked calmly. "This!" exclaimed Georgiana, holding out one hand full of gold. " And this! " she added, displaying the pearls in the other. " When we set out upon the journey from our home at Witley in Surrey to join ourselves to the Court at Oxford, my tirewoman, Susan Bagshaw, would have it that we hide our valuables in several packets. Due to this precaution some little hath escaped those who left me on this boat under the name and state of Martha Midden, carpenter's daughter. I think 'tis plain, were that my station in life, I would scarce have gold and pearls by the handful.", " Master Herries had already concluded that you were not of the condition he had been led to believe," Master Waring informed her. " 'Tis for that reason he hath called together this council." " He had saved me some anxiety an he had given me a hint of that," Georgiana remarked, with a glance at the silent little man huddled in his chair. She was so certain of having her own way, once her true situation was realized, that already she felt herself safe out of the grip of these Puritans whose manners and ways were so strange to her. " 'Tis true that we have deliberated and reached a conclusion," Master Waring went on. " Yet are we willing to hear aught that you may wish to put forward." His tone was so calmly judicial that a chill seemed to strike through the glow of certainty with which the girl had welcomed his intervention. Making an effort, however, she curbed her anxiety, and tried to speak as collectedly as had the...

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...is no doubt!" Georgiana insisted. "I am of the King's party and church. Who set me aboard this ship I know not; but I t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217157211

ISBN - 13:9780217157216

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