Wales; A National Magazine for the English Speaking Parts of Wales Volume 1

Wales; A National Magazine for the English Speaking Parts of Wales Volume 1

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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. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...died, and left his only son the whole of his property, including Robin Dafydd's gift. His successor did not take to politics like his father, and consequently the Squire had a better opinion of him, and he became somewhat friendly with the young heir, who was a frequent visitor at the hall. It was not long before the local gossips, who watched the progress of events from the heights of maternity and spinstry, were able to announce an attachment between the young heir and Miss Helen, and further on they reported an engagement. One day the betrothed couple were strolling through the beautiful and spacious park which surrounded the Squire's mansion, when Miss Helen espied a young bull approaching towards them threateningly from the herd close by. She drew her lover's attention to it, and he proceeded to meet it with his stick uplifted. He aimed a heavy blow at it, but missed, and the infuriated beast knocked him down, and would undoubtedly have gored him to death but for the appearance of a man from the bordering covert, who rushed past the fainting lady, and, snatching the stick from the prostrate gentleman, dealt the animal a blow that sent him toppling over, while his faithful dog kept him at bay until their deliverer had dragged the bleeding gentleman and unconscious lady over the hedge into the next field. It was Robin, and he hurried towards the hall to procure assistance, and having arrived at the house, through which he knew his way well, he summoned the servants, and directed them to the spot where the unfortunate pair lay. He then proceeded to the study, where he knew the Squire spent his afternoons. A sudden terror seized him when he perceived Robin advancing towards him with a bloody stick in his hand, for he concluded that Robin...show more

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  • Paperback | 244 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 440g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236521692
  • 9781236521699