A Fair Saxon: A Novel

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Chatto & Windus, 1893 - 386 pages
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Page 156 - Fenster Ein Mädchen sitzt, Den Kopf auf den Arm gestützt, Wie ein armes, vergessenes Kind — Und ich kenne dich, armes vergessenes Kind!
Page 231 - I term it great, since the English, from their first arrival in that kingdom, never had received so great an overthrow as this, commonly called the Defeat of Blackwater.
Page 287 - And every field the island through Will show " what Irishmen can do ! " A soldier's life's the life for me — A soldier's death so Ireland's free ! v.
Page 300 - ... to her, and there was nothing for the poor child to do but, after a hasty consultation with the bailiff, to tell Miss Kenney the true state of affairs and beg her to grant her for this night also the shelter that was to be hers in future. It was with an anxious heart that Hulda left the bailiff's. This was the first time in her life that she had been treated with harsh injustice, and the first bitter experience is hard to bear. The short distance that she had to walk seemed interminable, so long...
Page 196 - ... reasons which induced him, with considerable pain, to join the Opposition peers in protesting against the violent and offensive mode in which the Government had called upon their Lordships to eat their own words. He expressed considerable doubts as to the legality of the Royal Warrant, and inquired whether the opinion of the law officers of the Crown had been taken before it was issued. Lord Penzance believed that the proper law officers had been consulted, and that, if the opinion of Westminster...
Page 365 - Lincolnshire, and stear your course this way, for it is a long time since I had the pleasure of seeing you, and...
Page 196 - The prisoner, who was a Frenchman by birth, and a naturalized citizen of the United States...
Page 380 - Hush, pray, Mrs. Lorn." Tyrone said, turning round, and speaking now in a hard firm voice ; " I had rather hear no more disclosures of any kind. I thank you for having told me this even now, although it comes too late. You have ruined two lives I suppose ; but if you...
Page 199 - ... men have had equal opportunities with the author for forming. One of these expresses an opinion which a more experienced observer, Bulwer, seems in his latest mood to wish rather than to believe the true one, that the " average and commonplace seem to have it all their own way, but the romantic and the eccentric are meanwhile moving the world.
Page 278 - That's all very well," Tyrone said. " I believe you, Macan ; these cowardly crimes have nothing Irish in their nature that I can see. But you set a conspiracy going, and you stir up all manner of...

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