Fond Adventures; Tales Of The Youth Of The World

Paperback | February 2, 2012

byMaurice Henry Hewlett

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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. 1905. Excerpt: ... I pray you, Sister, be temperate with my daughter Mawdleyn. And if the said Mr. Perceforest will take her with a fair manor of forty pound for dowry, let it be so o' God's name. I fear I have no more to bestow, for times are hard, and the crops very light this year, owing to the dry weather. I pray God amend it. If the said Mr. Perceforest shows signs of grudge against me for misadventure--and for what I must call shameful mishandling--in the past, tell him, I pray you, that I will meet him hereafter on my old knees. Item, I will give two manors of eighty pound clear with my daughter Mawdleyn. I beseech God to grant you a fair reward for your pilgrimage. Your man Costard will marry my daughter to the said Mr. Perceforest. Item, item, I will give a fair thirty-pound land with the said two manors. S. T., Kt. A letter for the right worshipful and his loving friend Mr. Percival Perceforest' was enclosed; and the Prioress, after reading this also, sent for Piers Thrustwood. At this moment MawdleynV soft cheek was against her own, and Mawdleyn's soft heart discerned to be beating in fine disorder. 'Dear Madam, dear aunt,' said this melting beauty, 'I beseech you be a good aunt to poor Mawdleyn. All he did was for love' 'I think so indeed, child,' said the Prioress; 'and no offence either, it seems. But I ask in vain, why was the poor young man whipped for what he is now to be coaxed back to with fortypound lands?' 'He will need no coaxing, dear Madam,' Mawdleyn assured her. But it appeared that he would need much coaxing. He could not be found. He was not in his bed, had not been in bed, had not been seen since bed-time. Neither had the Shipman's wife been to bed. 'Is it possible,' thought the Prioress, 'is it humanly possible that my brother knows more than I...

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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. 1905. Excerpt: ... I pray you, Sister, be temperate with my daughter Mawdleyn. And if the said Mr. Perceforest will take her with a fair manor of...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:58 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217836259

ISBN - 13:9780217836258

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