"[...] It was almost the first time any one at the Grange had thought of their poor neighbours, and the burden they were silently bearing under these great changes. Taxes were high, food was scarce, and many of the men had joined the King's army; but none of the Drurys had thought of these things except Harry, and it was the little scraps of news he heard in the village that first led him to doubt whether the royal cause were the just one. He and Gilbert Clayton were absent when the news concerning the archbishop first reached Hayslope; but when they returned in the evening Harry knew that something had happened, by the look of anxious trouble on his father's face, and the querulous restlessness of his aunt. "What is the matter, Mary?" he asked, in an anxious whisper.[...]."
- Paperback | 74 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 3.56mm | 140.61g
- 10 Mar 2015
- Illustrations, black and white