The life and death of Jeanne d'Arc, called the Maid

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Smith, Elder, 1866
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Page 156 - ... in the end rendered the assault successful : Suffolk was obliged to yield himself prisoner to a Frenchman called Renaud ; but before he submitted, he asked his adversary, whether he were a gentleman ? On receiving a satisfactory answer, he demanded, whether he were a knight ? Renaud replied, that he had not yet attained that honour. Then I make you one...
Page 214 - ... d'Armagnac wrote to me, desiring to know which of the three pretenders to the papal chair he should obey, I made no other answer to him than what is contained in the letter produced to me, and which says, that I would inform him on my arrival in Paris to which of the three he should give credit, and that by the counsel of my rightful and sovereign Lord, the King of all the Universe.
Page 74 - And pray what language do your Voices speak ?" asked one of the doctors, Father Seguin from Limoges, and in a strong Limousin accent. " Better than yours,
Page 87 - Maid who is sent by God the keys of all the good towns you have taken and violated in France. She is...
Page 137 - LORD. Because there is none other that fighteth for us, but only Thou 0 God.
Page 19 - Jeanne, be a good child, and constant at church, for the King of Heaven hath chosen thee to restore France.' Full of awe, she at once fell on her knees, and made a vow of perpetual virginity ; but she kept her vision locked up in her own heart, and bided her time, only striving in every way to fulfil her duties, whether by prayer, toil, or charity. In 1428, when she was sixteen, an army of English and Burgundians...
Page 192 - She now regarded her mission as accomplished, and her inspiration as fled. ' I wish,' she said, ' that the gentle King should allow me to return towards my father and mother, keep my flocks and herds as before, and do all things as I was wont to do.
Page 137 - O Lord, hear our prayer. And let our cry come unto Thee.
Page 121 - You men of England, who have no right in the kingdom of France, the King of Heaven sends the order through me, Joan the Maid, to return to your own country.
Page 69 - ... the minds of the vulgar, gave her an escort to the French court, which at that time resided at Chinon. On her arrival, she is said to have distinguished Charles, though he purposely...

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