5 edition of Anne of Geierstein. found in the catalog.
|Statement||Collins Clear-Type Press|
|Publishers||Collins Clear-Type Press|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 134 p. :|
|Number of Pages||41|
|2||Collins illustrated pocket classics|
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The rivals met, and, having killed the Bernese, the young Englishman obtained Count Albert's consent to his marriage with Anne, with strict injunctions to warn the duke that the Secret Tribunal had decreed his death. " "I do believe so, my faithful Veilchen; but, alas! From the irregular Anne of Geierstein. in which these scattered lights advanced, sometimes keeping a straight line, sometimes mixing and crossing each other, it might be inferred that the subterranean vault in which they appeared was of very considerable extent.
Two exiled Lancastrians, John de Vere, the Earl of Oxford and his son, Arthur, are travelling through Switzerland disguised as merchants and under the assumed name of Philipson. On these subjects, satisfied with hearing his fellow-traveller's sentiments, Philipson expressed no opinion of his own, but, after receiving such intelligence as the friar chose to communicate, preferred rather to talk upon the geography of the country, the facilities afforded to commerce, and the rules which obstructed or favoured trade.
"You are too difficult to please, sir guest," replied the landlord, again bending upon the Englishman a stern and offended brow; "if you find the wine too strong in my house, the secret to allay its strength is to drink the less.
" Arthur heard these ominous words without reply; but they did not the less sink upon his heart, deadly as the doom of the judge which secludes the criminal from society and all its joys, and condemns him to an eternal prison-house.
With an enthusiasm Anne of Geierstein. to his age and education, he in the same instant flung his bonnet on the pavement, and knelt at the feet of his ill-fated sovereign. —"If to-morrow's sun could place me once more on the throne of England, could it give back to me what I have lost? born 1959French film director, screenwriter, and actress• Scott was the first English-language author to have a truly international career in his lifetime, with many contemporary readers in Europe, Australia, and North America.
There was bustle and confusion in Anne of Geierstein. street, but there did not appear to be any pursuit; so that Schreckenwald followed his route down the river, with speed and activity indeed, but with so much steadiness, at the same time, as not to distress the slowest horse of his party.
—Well, since your wit hath discovered so much, I care not if you know, that I should not have had much scruple to sacrifice twenty such smooth-faced gentlemen as yourself, rather than the young Baroness of Arnheim had incurred the slightest danger.
Philipson felt, in his turn, that momentary examination, in which, however, there mingled nothing that seemed to convey recognition.