Darnley, Or, the Field of the Cloth of Gold
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General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1847 Original Publisher: B. Tauchnitz Subjects: Fiction / Classics Fiction / Literary History / General History / Europe / France History / Europe / Great Britain Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: CHAPTER XII. "To-day is ours I Why do we fear: To-day is ours! We have it here. Let's banish business, banish sorrow, To the gods belongs to-morrow." COWLKY. "I have dreamed Of bloody turbulence." Shaksprarr. In profound silence will we pass over Sir Osborne's further entertainment at the abbey; as well as how Longpole contrived to make himself merry, even in the heart of a monastery, together with sundry other circumstances, which might be highly interesting to that class of pains-taking readers who love every thing that is particular and orderly, and would fain make an historian not only tell the truth, but the whole truth, even to the colour of his heroine's garters. For such curious points, however, we refer them to the scrupulously exact Yonderbrugius, who expends the greater part of the next chapter upon the description of a flea-hunt, which Long- pole got up in his truckle-bed in the monastery; and who describes the various hops of the minute vampire, together with all that Long- pole said on the occasion; as well as the running down, the taking, and the manner of the death, with laudable industry and perseverance. But for the sake of that foolish multitude who interest themselves in the fate and adventures of the hero, rather than in the minor details, we will pass over the whole of the next night much in the same manner as SirOsborne, who, sound asleep, let...
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9781150025259
EAN: 9781150025259
Publisher Date: 01 Feb 2012
Height: 242 mm
Language: English
No of Pages: 172
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 9 mm
ISBN-10: 1150025255
Publisher: General Books
Binding: Paperback
Illustration: Y
MediaMail: Y
PrintOnDemand: Y
Series Title: English
Width: 186 mm