The Galley Slave's Ring

The Galley Slave's Ring

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Excerpt: ...of Sacrovir Lebrenn suggested the thought that he was worthy of bearing the glorious name of the hero of ancient Gaul, one of the greatest patriots of the land recorded in history. Marik Lebrenn's son was a strapping lad of slightly over nineteen years. He had an open, kind and bold countenance. A sprouting beard shaded his lip and chin. His full cheeks were rosy, and looked bright with animation. He very much resembled his father. Madam Lebrenn embraced her son, saying: "I did not expect the pleasure, son, of seeing you here to-day." "I went to the College for him," explained the merchant. "You will presently know the reason, my dear Henory." "Without being exactly uneasy about you," said Madam Lebrenn to her husband, "Velleda and I were beginning to wonder what kept you away so long. It seems that the commotion in Paris is on the increase. Do you know they sounded the call to arms?" "Oh! Mother," cried Sacrovir with eyes that sparkled with enthusiasm, "Paris has the fevershow more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236734203
  • 9781236734204