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The Huguenot Lovers: A Tale of the Old Dominion (Classic Reprint)
Collinson Pierrepont Edwards Burgwyn
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Page 98 - Seated on his impatient horse, she saw outlined against the evening sky the embodiment in bronze of him who was first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen.
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Page 78 - This flattery -was evidently pleasing, as she again essayed to "try the art of powerful beauty on that. warrior's heart," and it was very evident to Edyth that she was merely endeavoring to make good her boast.