Marcus : The Young Centurion
"[...]being horribly routed by the reinforcements-a cohort of dog and man. "The young ruffians!" said Marcus, softly, as, unwillingly dragging himself from where he could have the satisfaction of hearing the punishment that was being awarded, he hurried back into the villa and stopped in the court, where he sank upon his knees by the cool, plashing fountain, whose clear waters he tinged as he bathed his face and swollen eye. He had some intention of hurrying back to the scene of battle to look upon the damaged vines, and see if any prisoners had been made; but, while he was still occupied in his surgical effort to make his injured eye see as[...]."
- Paperback | 224 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 10.41mm | 331.12g
- 10 Mar 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations