The History of Mademoiselle de St. Phale; Giving a Full Account of the Miraculous Conversion of a Noble French Lady and Her Daughter to the Reform'd R

The History of Mademoiselle de St. Phale; Giving a Full Account of the Miraculous Conversion of a Noble French Lady and Her Daughter to the Reform'd R

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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. 1738 edition. Excerpt: ...and the result Qf jheir Consultation was, that the Troopers were ui-m' com" commanded to bridle their Horses which fed at large, and the Coachman to harness his, which was all done in a quarter of an Hour. When every thing was ready, the Countryman, who perfectly knew all the Turnings of the Forest, got upon the Coach, and after a small Wind had dissipated the Fog, the Moon shone very bright, so that all Things seemed to concur for our Diliverance out of what seemed to us an enchanted Forest. We had ah Hour's riding before we could reach the Village; but when we were once got out of the Wood, everyone of us seemed somewhat comforted, in the hopes we had of refreshing ourselves when we' came to our Quarters, whither at length we came, though 'twas alter Eleven at Night. As soon as we were come, I fell into a deeper Swoon than ever, so that they could not bring me to myself, either by throwing Water on my Face, or by any Torment they inflicted on me. At length we arrived at the Gate of the best Inn in the whole Place, where the old Rabours demanded whether there were any Lodgings for us; the Landlady of the House replied, that all her Chambers were taken up by the Company of another Coach, except two, which, if we liked them, were ar our Service, and invited us to fee them: For my parr, said the Nephew, I judge it best to take any that we can have; for seeing she now lies in a Swoon, if she should happen to die under our Hands, we shall be accused of being her Murderers; and her Mother, who hath committed her to you, will not sail of requiring the Life of her Daughter of you, and mke herself a Party against you. You say well, Cousin, said the Uncle, (as I was since told) let us carry her up, her Indisposition is caused only by Weariness, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236645375
  • 9781236645371