Mary of Burgundy; Or, the Revolt of Ghent Volume 2

Mary of Burgundy; Or, the Revolt of Ghent Volume 2

List price: US$25.88

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

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. 187? edition. Excerpt: ...embroidery frames, and work diligently, while we stay here in the grey twilight, as dim and melancholy as my thoughts." Her commands were speedily obeyed. " And now, Alice," she said, as the other returned, " what would you have me do?" "I would have you despatch a messenger this very night," replied the young lady, boldly, " to the only person to whose arm and to whose heart you could confide to defend and guard you in the present strait--1 mean to the Arch--" "Hush, hush! Not for a universe!" cried Mary. "Good God! what would he deem me? No, Alice, no! you would surely never advise me to such a step. Fie! fie! mention it not!" "I knew that you would start away, my dearest mistress," replied her fair counsellor; "but you must hear me still. What can you do better? What can you do so well? The circumstances in which you are placed--the difficulties which surround you--do they not justify such an act? do they not render it wise and right, instead of indelicate and bold? The Archduke Maximilian was once plighted to you by your own father; and if ever two people loved each other--" " Hush, hush! Alice, I entreat, 1 command," interrupted the Princess. "It must not, it cannot be. If such be all your advice, speak no more; what I wanted was counsel, how to Iranquillise these unquiet people of Ghent." "I had something to say on that score, too," replied Alice of Imbercourt; "but perchance, my advice will not be more palatable to you, in regard to that matter, than in regard to the other." "Nay, nay; be not offended, Alice," replied Mary; "none can judge of that on which you were speaking, but myself; but, of this business of Ghent, perhaps any one can judge better." "Well, then, madam, I will say my say," replied Alice; "and you can follow my counsel or...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 318g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236669320
  • 9781236669322