The Winning of the Golden Spurs

The Winning of the Golden Spurs

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Excerpt: ... as if with ague, resembled the claws of a bird, formed the outward appearance of the barber and chirurgeon of Legue; and Raymond could not repress a shudder as he gazed upon this caricature of a human being. "Ye are for Hennebon?" he asked in a quavering tone, rolling his lustreless eyes from one to the other. "Ay," replied Redward, "but how, by Saint Gregoire of Brittany, didst thou know?" "The shipman, my foster-brother, hath told me. But the money, the money?" he added, opening his withered hand. "A curse on the shipman," growled Redward to himself, "his tongue will be our undoing. Here, take this," he added, counting out a sum of money equivalent to the five sols demanded. "Canst furnish us with a horse apiece?" Ignoring the question, the barber counted the pieces, putting each coin between his toothless gums, as if doubtful of their quality. "Didst hear meshow more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123671184X
  • 9781236711847