Some account of Amyot Brough by E Vincent BritonSome account of Amyot Brough by E Vincent Briton

Some account of Amyot Brough

byE Vincent Briton

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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. 1885. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVI. When England joyed and wept. 'He is well again, did you say, Amyot? Then, was I wrong? Well, I am glad; and the men are glad. Did you ever see general received with greater transports of joy than he when he showed his face again yesterday? Yet, am I wrong? but I do not know; something tells me he will die!' 'Something! you are an old woman, Jack! He is all alive again, and the men--why, Quebec is a trifle; they are ready to conquer the world!' 'Yet Quebec still remains impregnable; three or four attempts have failed signally; Montcalm holds it fast, and the admiral is beginning to make much talk about the Canadian winter and his ships. Will it be Rochefort over again?' Vol. 11. 45 'No; a thousand times, no!' 'But what to do?' 'That is not for me to say. Ask Captain James Cook, who is for ever busy sounding the river, if he has not some idea in his head; he is a wise man, we all know.' 'I'll torment no man alive with foolish questions; but there's an air of something doing--let's hope we shall hear what. I have always a curiosity prodigious, devouring, when I see preparations, and comprehend not wherefore.' 'Major Pownal, you are wanted-; one of the staff is laid up--the general bade me ask you to come to his quarters.' 'So much the better for me,' was Jack's comment, as with eager alacrity he obeyed the summons. Amyot and many others looked after him with envious eyes, as he sped away towards Wolfe's quarters. A council of officers was just breaking up: the Brigadiers Monckton and Townshend, and several others, were parting from the general as Jack entered. An atmosphere of bustle and excitement seemed to. pervade the party, and Jack's spirits rose as his conviction was confirmed that some great stroke was impending. There was a flush on the ...
Title:Some account of Amyot BroughFormat: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 - 10:0217052274

ISBN - 13:9780217052276