Wager of Battle

Wager of Battle

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"[...]compares with this seat of the old-time Saxon forest. You can not now travel a mile through that midland region of plenty and prosperity without hearing the merry chime of village bells from many a country spire, without passing the happy doors of hundreds of low cottage homes, hundreds of pleasant hamlets courting the mellow sunshine from some laughing knoll, or nestling in the shrubberies of some orchard-mantled hollow. Nor are large, prosperous, and thriving towns, rich marts of agricultural produce, or manufactures of wealth richer than gold of El Dorado, so far apart but that a good pedestrian may travel through the streets of a half a dozen in a day's journey, and yet stand twenty times agaze between their busy precincts in admiration-to borrow the words of the great northern Romancer, with the scene and period of whose most splendid effort my humble tale unfortunately[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 322g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507536208
  • 9781507536209

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