The Feuds Of Luna & Perollo (volume 4); Or, The Fortunes Of The House Of Pandolfina. An Historic…

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1847. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... X.una. They were all immediately marched under a strong guard to Sciacca, and lodged in the prisons of the city. With frantic impatience, Perollo had cut his way through all opposition; the remembrance of his wrongs gave him resistless strength, and he was also fighting for the release of Costanza from persecution and captivity. Pignatelli kept as near to his friend as possible during the conflict, and whithersoever they directed their steps, the enemy fell before them. The instant the castle was gained, and the insurgents had ceased from opposition, Federico demanded of a prisoner where count Luna had confined his captives? The man himself could give no information, but offered to point out some one who could, and directed Federico to an elderly man who was a confidential servant of count Luna. Perollo inquired if lie could direct him to the apartment of the captive. After some hesitation, he was answered in the affirmative. "Conduct me thither instantly," said the impatient Perollo. "I have not the keys of the tower, signor." "We want no keys; point out the way, and we will remove every obstacle." The man led to the interior of the building, and ascending the staircase of one of the towers most remote from the point of attack, shewed a high and massive door, which was firmly fastened, and resisted all the efforts of Federico and Gaetano. They summoned some of their men, and, after a little trouble, succeeded in forcing the door. "There is one prisoner, signor, confined in the principal chamber of this tower, and another in the dungeons beneath, but I know of no more in the castle." Federico scarcely listened to the speaker, but flew forward the instant the fastenings were removed, to assure his Costanza of her liberty and safety; he threw open the inner door w...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1847. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... X.una. They were all immediately marched under a strong guard to Sciacca, and lodged in the prisons of the city. With frantic impatie...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:52 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217931227

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