For and against, or Queen Margaret's badge by Frances M. WilbrahamFor and against, or Queen Margaret's badge by Frances M. Wilbraham

For and against, or Queen Margaret's badge

byFrances M. Wilbraham

Paperback | February 2, 2012

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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. 1858. Excerpt: ... by our side are admitted to the radiant choir, and we look wistfully after them, and, as the door uncloses to receive them, the splendour and the harmony flash in for a moment. Such gleams are granted by the All-Merciful to gild those first moments of bereavement which otherwise poor human nature could scarcely bear; and when they have passed away, the unselfish mourner treasures up the remembrance of them, and walks in its light, hopefully and thankfully. Something of this comfort was felt by Sir Kanulph's grandchildren during the first days of absolute retirement which followed his death. The good chantry priest was at hand to guide their 'mourning fancies wild, ' to chide lattice's impatient sorrow, to brace Cecily for the performance of new tasks in life, to remind young Maurice, in his high but self-confident resolves for the future, that only by self-denial could those resolves bear the fruit of knightly deeds. Moreover, he proved himself a sound and wholesome adviser in temporal matters. These now wore an anxious and complicated aspect. On Easter Tuesday a messenger from the royal palace of Greenwich had arrived, bearing private dispatches for Lord Audeley. B a Their purport was to inform him that the Duke of York was known to be assembling a considerable army in the marches of Wales and the adjacent counties. What the destination of this army might be no one could positively tell; it was thought most probable that the Duke would march towards London, where his partisans were very numerous; and accordingly the Dukes of Somerset and Buckingham and many more were rallying round the King, and preparing to defend the metropolis from inward and outward foes. As, however, the north-western counties were also threatened, the King laid his commands on his ...
Title:For and against, or Queen Margaret's badgeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217724515

ISBN - 13:9780217724517