My Lady Rotha, a Romance Volume 1

My Lady Rotha, a Romance Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...I said, wondering much who he was, "is her excellency the Countess of Heritzburg." My lady looked at him. He had uncovered and stood before her, a smile that was almost a laugh in his eyes. "And I," he said, "have the honour to be her excellency's humble and distant cousin, General ohn Tzerclas, sometimes called, of Tilly." CHAPTER X. THE CAMP IN THE FOREST. As the stranger made this announcement, I chanced to turn my eyes on the Waldgrave's face; and if there was one thing more noteworthy at the moment than the My Lady Rolluz. 1. I0 speaker's air of perfect and assured composure, it was my young lord's look of chagrin. I could imagine that this sudden and unexpected discovery of a kinsman was little to his mind; and the stranger's manner was as little calculated to reconcile him to it. But there was something more than this. I fancy that from the moment he heard Tzerclas' name he scented a rival. lady, on the other hand, did not disguise her satisfaction. "I am pleased to make your acquaintance," she exclaimed, looking at the stranger with frank surprise. "Your name, General Tzerclas, has long been known to me. But I was under the impression that you were atpresent ih command of a body of Saxon troops in Bohemia." "My troops, such as they are, lie 2. little nearer," he answered, smiling; "so near that they and their leader are equally at your service, Countess." "For the present I shall be content to claim your hospitality only," my lady answered lightly. "This is my cousin, the Waldgrave Rupert." "Of Weimar?" the general said, bowing. "Of Weimar, sir," the young lord...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236798015
  • 9781236798015