The Huguenot Lovers: A Tale of the Old Dominion

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author, 1889 - Huguenots - 219 pages
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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.
Page 173 - Looking up at him half tenderly, half reproachfully, she said in a voice so low that he had to bend his head in order to catch the words : " It was the idea, and not the man, that was repugnant to me.
Page 20 - ... Air Services as an essential part of defence as a whole. He said that the reason for the increased borrowing was that the financial strain involved in the reorganisation of defence was greater than could have been met solely out of revenue ; while the fact that the precautions now being taken were for the benefit of the future as well as of the present justified the resort to borrowing. At the same time he admitted that the taxpayer was doing his full share. The loans, being repayable over a...
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.
Page 174 - Carter had also been a colonel in the Confederate army At the end of the war he turned his attention to farming, but for many years had found it difficult to make both ends meet.

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