Those about Trench

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byEdwin Herbert Lewis

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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. 1916. Excerpt: ... THOSE ABOUT TRENCH PROLOGUE Trench had been fishing above Dixon's mill. Dixon was gone from that shadowy deep wild of granite and cedar, having left the key of his cabin for Trench. But, after all, this is not the way to begin. I tell a tale of the twenty-eighth of June. June--but the proper start is neither Dixon nor brides nor the odour of roses; the proper start is a leaf of history. On June 28, 323 B.c, Alexander of Macedon died, having quieted all the world except Macedon, which is not quiet yet. On June 28, 1389 A.d., the Serbian nation was crushed by the Turks at Kosovo. On June 28, 1891, the alliance of Germany, Austria, and Italy was renewed. On June 28, 1908, the late Crown Prince Franz Ferdinand had completed his preparations for annexing Bosnia-Herzegovina to AustriaHungary. On June 28, 1909, Austria was trying fifty-three Slavs for high treason. On June 28, 1910, the newly established Diet of Bosnia-Herzegovina decided that the proffered constitution did not suit the needs of the people, and adjourned for the annual day of Serbian sorrow. It was on June 28, 1911, that Trench went fishing. On that day the German corvette Panther was setting out for Morocco to test the strength of the Triple Entente, and King George was opening the Royal Agricultural Show at Norwich. But on exactly that date, June 28, 1911, the ladyslippers burst into bloom, opening a still more royal show. This was on King George's loyal island of St. Joseph, between Superior and Huron. Because Trench went fishing on that day, and because of the trivial dear event that he plucked a ladyslipper, this tale came to be written. He had whipped the brown stream far into the cedar uplands. At six o'clock his creel was full of ferns and fish, and it was time to quit. He felt some regr...

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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. 1916. Excerpt: ... THOSE ABOUT TRENCH PROLOGUE Trench had been fishing above Dixon's mill. Dixon was gone from that shadowy deep wild of granite ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:246 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.52 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217925014

ISBN - 13:9780217925013

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