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The Revolt of the Protestants of the Cevennes: With Some Account of the ...
Anna Eliza Bray
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Alais Anduze arms baron battle Baville became bishops brigade Broglie brother Brousson called Calvisson Camisards Castanet Catholic Catinat cause Cavalier Cavalier's Cevennes Cevenol chief Chamillart chateau Cheyla children of God church command cruelty D'Aigalliers death desert dragoons Duke Edict of Nantes enemy escaped faith father favour fear fire followed France galleys Guiton head Henry honour horse Huguenots hundred insurrection INTRODUCTORY CHAPTER Jean Cavalier Julien killed king Lalande Languedoc Louis Louis XIV louis-d'or Madame Madame de Maintenon Marquis Marshal Villars mercy Monsieur Montrevel mountains murder never night Nismes nobles once pardon passed peace persecution person Peyrat Pierre Seguier prayer preached priests prisoners prophet Protestants Ravanel Reformed religion religious replied Richelieu Rochelle Roland royalist rushed Salgas says seemed Seguier seized sent shelter soldiers soon spirit suffered sword thousand tion took town troops victory Vincel whilst wounded young
Page 2 - Xo Frenchman is my foe ; Down, down with every foreigner, but let your brethren go !' 0 ! was there ever such a knight, in friendship or in war, As our sovereign lord, King Henry, the soldier of
Page 53 - à ce nouveau Marcien, à ce nouveau Charlemagne, ce que les six cent trente Pères dirent autrefois dans le Concile de Chalce'doine : vous avez affermi la Foi, vous avez extermine ' les He're'tiques : c'est le digne ouvrage de votre
Page 2 - Now, God be praised! the day is ours; Mayenne hath turned his rein; D'Aumale hath cried for quarter, the Flemish Count is slain ; Their ranks are breaking like thin clouds before a Biscay gale ; The field is heaped with bleeding steeds and flags and cloven mail. And then we thought on vengeance, and, all along our van, ' Remember St. Bartholomew,' was passed from man to man. But outspake gentle Henry,
Page 2 - was there ever such a knight, in friendship or in war, As our sovereign lord, King Henry, the soldier of
Page 53 - n'est plus : Dieu seul a pu faire cette merveille. Roi du ciel, conservez le Roi de la Terre : c'est le vœu des Églises ; c'est le vœu des Évêques."*
Page 58 - whilst remaining persuaded that they were only eating bread which they ought to abhor. Such was the general abomination born of flattery and cruelty. From torture to abjuration, and from that to the communion, there was only twenty-four hours' distance, and executioners were the conductors of the converts
Page iii - To arms ! be champion of our church I Or let the church, our mother, breathe her curse, A mother's curse, on her revolting
Page 42 - ecstasy; the dead man's knell Is there scarce ask'd for who, and good men's lives Dying, or ere they sicken.