Fitz Alwyn, the first lord mayor, and the queen's knights

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byElizabeth M. Stewart

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1848 edition. Excerpt: ... themselves: then finding that the dwarf had knowledge of master Fitz Alwyn's intent to visit Epping to day, in company with the youth Gilbert, thou forsooth must leave thine own matters of soups and pasties, and finding that the warden had left his house before the dawn, set off in pursuit of him, mounted on a vile hack who fell dead lame on the road. And even this it seems could not make thee content to attend to thine own business, thou must walk in pursuit of the warden. Look at thyself Peter, consider, art thou a man fit for walking, are thy legs long enough, are thy feet hard enough, is thy body lean enough? Not at all, not at all?" concluded the speaker, shaking his head with a dolorous air: "And the most grievous part of the matter," he resumed, drawing a napkin from his pocket, with which he wiped a very round red face, " the most grievous part of the matter is in this, that thou hast missed the warden after all; yet doubtless he is in the forest, for that imp of a dwarf boasted too strongly of how his master, Sir Stephen, had defied Fitz Alwyn, with the tale of some evil doings of his cousin at Epping. May the ducks be eternally confounded, that their sauce did not scald that vile dwarf enough to keep him at home for a month, instead of his being yesterday able to show his bandaged face abroad! And now, Peter, what art thou to do, thy blistered feet will carry thee no farther, and not a morsel of food hadst thou the discretion to bring with thee!" With these words the cook leaned his head upon his hands, and fell into a fit of very melancholy musing. Meantime the two damsels had not been uninterested listeners, the one in behalf of her uncle, and the other for her lover, and whether it was the intention of Fabian literally to...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1848 edition. Excerpt: ... themselves: then finding that the dwarf had knowledge of master Fitz Alwyn's intent to visit Epping to day, in...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217834078

ISBN - 13:9780217834070

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