The story of Waldemar Krone's youth

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byHerman Frederik Ewald

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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. 1867. Excerpt: ... WALDEMAR KRONE. CHAPTER I. CHRISTMAS AT CAPTAIN STAINFORTH'S. 'There comes father!' cried two clear young voices in one breath, as the door opened and the Captain entered the parlour. Two girls, who had been seated in confidential and earnest conversation by the window, rose hastily, and rushed to meet their father, as they bade him an affectionate good morning. 'Good-morning,' replied the Captain's deep voice in a cheery tone; 'but softly, children--keep off, I say; some time or other you will certainly squeeze me to death!' He laughed joyously, and there seemed no imminent danger to the herculean frame from the pressure of two such slight figures as those of his two daughters. Captain Christian Stainforth was post VOL. I. A master in one of the market towns of Zealand, which we shall call Stromby; and though the appellation did not much please him, he had become known far and wide as the big Captain, or the strong Postmaster,---epithets the justice of which could not be gainsaid by any one who had seen him. 'Good-morning, Ida,' repeated he, turning to his eldest daughter, and passing his hand over her rich brown hair, he looked into her dark blue eyes, which were as nearly as possible a copy of his own. He again kissed her fair brow, and then turned to the other side, where little black-eyed Frederica looked up at him with her roguish glance. Ida had lately completed her sixteenth year, and been duly confirmed by the pastor; her sister was scarce past fourteen, so that she had not as yet got rid of the epithet,' Little Frederica.' 'At this season, I declare, girls, it seems dangerous to approach you!' continued the Captain humorously. 'Now tell me, have you not fixed on something else to ask me for?' '0 yes,' answered Ida, taking courage; 'Frederica and...

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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. 1867. Excerpt: ... WALDEMAR KRONE. CHAPTER I. CHRISTMAS AT CAPTAIN STAINFORTH'S. 'There comes father!' cried two clear young voices in one breath...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217898017

ISBN - 13:9780217898010

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