Tales Of The Crusaders (volume 2); The Betrothed

Paperback | January 5, 2012

bySir Walter Scott

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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. 1825. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI. Julia. ------ Gentle sir, Yon are our captive--but we'll use you so, That you shall think your prison joys may match Whate'er your liberty hath known of pleasure. Roderick. No, fairest, we have trifled here too long; And, lingering to see your roses blossom, I've let my laurels wither. Old Play. Arrayed in garments of a mourning colour, and of a fashion more matronly than perhaps altogether befitted her youth--plain to an extremity, and devoid of all ornament, save her rosary-- Eveline now performed the duty of waiting upon her wounded deliverer; a duty which the etiquette of the time not only permitted, but peremptorily enjoined. She was attended by Rose and Dame Gillian. Marjorie, whose element was a sickchamber, had been already dispatched to that of the young knight, to attend to whatever his condition might require. Eveline entered the room with a light step, as if unwilling to disturb the patient. She paused at the door, and cast her eyes around her. It had been her father's chamber; nor had she entered it since his violent death. Around the walls hung a part of his armour and weapons, with hawkinggloves, hunting-poles, and other instruments of sylvan sport. These reliques brought as it were in living form before her, the stately presence of old Sir Raymond. "Frown not, my father,"-- her lips formed the words, though her voice did not utter them--" frown not--Eveline will never be unworthy of thee." Father Aldrovand, and Amelot, the page of Damian, were seated by the bedside. They rose as Lady Eveline entered; and the first, who meddled a little with the healing art, said to Eveline, "that the knight had slumbered for some time, and was now about to awake." Amelot at the same time came forward, and in a hasty and low voice, begged that the chamber ...

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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. 1825. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI. Julia. ------ Gentle sir, Yon are our captive--but we'll use you so, That you shall think your prison joys may match Whate'er...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:62 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:January 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021705921X

ISBN - 13:9780217059213

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