The wars of Wapsburgh. By the author of 'The heir of Redclyffe'.

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Page 8 - ... home, in which she might educate her offspring in the ways of their forefathers. Fearful were the perils that awaited her in her journey through an enemy's country, where every man's hand would be against her, and no privilege granted to her sex, but a price was set upon her head, and the current proverbs of the people expressed their enmity to her race.
Page 9 - ... her crest. Her lance had a point of the most exquisite temper, capable of inflicting painful wounds ; but, with a true woman's dislike of...
Page 10 - She was in a rocky country, and thence she augured well, since the quarters preferred by the wisest of her nation were like...
Page 13 - One tried to muffle and entangle her like the laqueari among the gladiators, two more made at her with their clubs, the fourth rent the air with cries to...

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