The Royalist And The Republican Volume 3

Paperback | May 7, 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. 1852 Excerpt: ... haste they made the boat ready, and Kerr acquainted Wilmot with the seamen's design: with a sad delight he listened to their devoted purpose, but knew that the Prince would never listen to the proposal, or accept of his own safety without theirs. Kerr, as the seamen's spokesman to the Prince, told him that the boat was ready, and that his men would die happy if only he was safe. The Prince was deeply affected by their heroism; and, as Kerr spoke their united wishes and the eager men behind him shewed by their faces their unison with his words, he looked with grateful pride upon them all and pressed Kerr's horny hand. "Nay, my brave men," he said, a think not but that I feel your loves: but you must not ask me to forego the honour of dying with so gallant a crew." Kerr looked into his face for one moment with ineffable emotion, and then, his love for his leader mastering the very respect he felt, he turned to the ardent seamen round him, and the same determination rushing at once into the breasts of all, "My mates!" he shouted, "we must save him in spite of his wish!" At the words they threw themselves in loving mutiny upon the Prince. He had before quelled them in their anger; he could not resist them now in their affections. The little boat had been already hoisted out, and four stout lads were seated at the oar. As if he had been a child, the strong men lifted in their arms the unresisting Prince, bore him over the vessel's side and placed him in the stern. Then, as the little boat pushed out into the tumultuous sea, they waved their hands in farewell triumph; shouting to the Prince to remember that they were his true subjects unto death. He sate bowed down in the stern of the boat as it laboured on its way, his face co...

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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. 1852 Excerpt: ... haste they made the boat ready, and Kerr acquainted Wilmot with the seamen's design: with a sad delight he listened to their de...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:38 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:May 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217636624

ISBN - 13:9780217636629

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