Under the White Cockade (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Under the White Cockade Pish i he cried, in answer to something I stammered as to the suddenness of it all. Pish, ladi Life is all sudden, and the sooner you learn to take it so, the better it will be for you. You've hobnobbed long enough with these country bumpkins, and enough is as good as a feast. See what they can teach you in London, and come home again when you have learned to kill your man with grace and a mannerly sword-point. I take the coach, then, to-morrow I said, after a pause. I spoke quietly, for I would not let my father see how the blood raced through my veins at the prospect, lest his eccentricity should lead him to think better of the under taking. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
- Paperback | 352 pages
- 152 x 229 x 19mm | 472g
- 22 Jan 2018
- Forgotten Books
- 16 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white