Pierrot, Humbly Born, But Noble of Heart, by S. de K

Pierrot, Humbly Born, But Noble of Heart, by S. de K

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...the chateau of the Marquis de has been pillaged and half burnt. It is not manymiles from here, you know." "What can I do but await my fate?'" "IT WAS TOO I, ATE. THE DOOR OF THE APARTMENT WAS BP 11ST OPEN," AND A DOZEN MEN HUSHED IN."--Page 103. she resignedly said, her beautiful face bathed in tears. "Oh! no, Madame la Duchesse, you must not stay here. Let us go away this very night; I will protect you." "My poor child," replied Madame de St. A., a sad smile piercing through the cloud of distress which overcast her brow, "I know you would do your best to protect me, but you are too young, and you--Hark! what is that noise?" "Fly, madame, fly!" exclaimed the boy; " it is your enemies, they will carry you away." Pierrot, forgetting now the rank of his benefactress, took hold of her hand, hoping to persuade her to leave the room, and get away through the park. But it was too late. The door of the apartment was burst open, and a dozen men, with red caps on their heads, rushed in. "Citoyenne," said the chief amongst Citizen woman. An appellation the Republicans gave to every lady. them, " we suppose you are aware of your husband's fate, and the same is awaiting you also unless you prefer becoming a Republican. Cry, Long live the Republic, one and indivisible!' and your life shall be spared." "Never!" she exclaimed, with a firm voice. "I am ready to follow you." The Duchess de St. A. turned round to see what had become of Pierrot, but she could not see him, and, fancying that he had been terrified at the sight of those monsters, she advanced towards the door, then stopped and asked them whether they would allow her to get some...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236552261
  • 9781236552266