Tales of Passion Volume 1

Tales of Passion 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. 1829 edition. Excerpt: ...commanding the forces of the King's Grace, levied for the suppression of rebellion, of which ye are the chief leaders; and my purpose is to make proclamation from the _Duke to all the King's lieges here'assembled. " And what," returned Aske, " is the tenor of this proclamation?" " It is," said the herald," to call upon these misguided persons to lay down their arms; to disperse themselves quietly, and return to their own houses; and to submit themselves to the King's mercy. " By the rood Z" exclaimed the Commander, " the Duke must take us for men of slender wit and poor leading, to think that we should suffer proclamation to be made within our camp, to the furtherance of the dispersion of our troops"--He turned for a moment to the most consider. able persons around him, as though to gather their opinions, and then added--" Get thee back again to him that sent thee, and.-tell him that no proclamation shall be made within the limits of our authority. Say, moreover, that the gentlemen now in arms for the support of the Holy Catholic Faith, and for the other purposes set forth in our declarations, will not disperse till those objects are achieved.--If he ' send proposals to that effect, we are ready to listen to rthem; if not, we are strong enough to enforce them by dint of arms; and so, God defend the right!" ' ' " Amen!" answered the herald, and hewas re-conducted as he had come. Turns head against the lion's armed jaws, And................. Leads ancient lords, and reverend bishops on To bloody battles, and to bruising arms. THE insurgents continued to advance towards Doncaster. As they proceeded, they reinstated the monks...show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236758285
  • 9781236758286