Waverly Novels Volume 9; Redgauntlet. The Betrothed. The Talisman: Redgauntlet. The betrothed. The…

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bySir Walter Scott

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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. 1846 Excerpt: ... of idle mirth among beings, who had so lately been in the jaws of danger, if not of absolute despair. js7c Ciiiile these matters took place in the castle-yard, the young squire, Daminn Ms Lacy, obtained the audience which he had requested of Eveline Berenger, who ($KBlK received him in the great hall of the castle, seated beneath the dais, or &iilM3 canopy, and waited upon by Rose and other female attendants; of whom the first alone was permitted to use a tabouret or small stool, in her presence, so strict were the Norman maidens of quality in maintaining their claims to high rank and observance. The youth was introduced by the confessor and Flammock, as the spiritual character of the one, and the trust reposed by her late father in the other, authorized them to be present upon the occasion. Eveline naturally blushed, as she advanced two steps to receive the handsome youthful envoy; and her bashfulness seemed infectious, for it was with some confusion that Damian went through the ceremony of saluting the hand which she extended towards him in token of welcome. Eveline was under the necessity of speaking first. " We advance as far as our limits will permit us," she said, " to greet with our thanks the messenger who brings us tidings of safety. We speak--unless we err--to the noble Damian of Lacy?" " To the humblest of your servants," answered Damian, falling with some difficulty into the tone of courtesy which his errand and character required, " who approaches you on behalf of his noble uncle, Hugo de Lacy, Constable of Chester." " Will not our noble deliverer in person honour with his presence the poor dwelling which he has saved?" " My noble kinsman," answered Damian, " is now God's sol...

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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. 1846 Excerpt: ... of idle mirth among beings, who had so lately been in the jaws of danger, if not of absolute despair. js7c Ciiiile these matter...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:430 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.87 inPublished:May 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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