Kinsmen; A Narrative

Paperback | January 8, 2012

byDavid Heron

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1906. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVI. MY KINSWOMAN'S REAPPEARANCE. KP^HEN the King quitted Brussels, my lord PiAffiS was anx'ous to return to the Hague as Mflfii soon as might be, for there was much to be done before we embarked for Scotland in the autumn; so he left me at Brussels for another week with Ralph and Major Guthrie, and Gilbert Menzies, and when I was fit for the ride we set forth, travelling by easy stages, and spending two nights at Schiedam on the way, where good Cousin Margaret and Sir George vied with one another to pamper and spoil me. We reached the Hague in the latter part of July, and the day after our arrival my lord came to me, saying, "Will you come out with me, Nigel, if you are fit for a walk?" I was eager to do so, desiring to question him as to how soon we might be going to Rhenen; so in the pleasant cool of a summer evening we set forth. Geoffrey Warden went with us, and I was surprised to see how well and cheered he looked. He stepped out indeed with such alacrity, that twice my lord asked him to moderate his pace for my sake. I soon perceived we were taking the same road that I had walked down when I came upon Mistress Dorothy Grey, and was not best pleased when my lord observed, "I want to see Major Grey," for of course I had not met him since our encounter, but had found at the Brown Bear a brief note from him, acknowledging my apology. I felt, too, that I should be embarrassed in meeting Mistress Dorothy, and much annoyed with young Warden for keeping so close to us (he might well have fallen behind, considering that I had not seen my lord for a fortnight). I whispered to Montrose, "I need not say aught about--about?" "Oh, no, certainly not," he answered unhesitatingly; and somewhat relieved I held the gate opened for him, beholding as I did so...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1906. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVI. MY KINSWOMAN'S REAPPEARANCE. KP^HEN the King quitted Brussels, my lord PiAffiS was anx'ous to return to the Hag...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217782949

ISBN - 13:9780217782944

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