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A Daughter Of Raasay

Auhtor: William Macleod Raine

Language: english
Published: 1902

Genres:

history,  fiction and literature
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Review by Dr. Bojan Tunguz, April 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Daughter Of Raasay':

... to a worthless cause, care has been taken to make the story agree with history. The writer does not of course indorse the view of Prince Charles' ...
... the four assailants who hemmed him against the wall, his point flashing here and there with swift irregularity to daunt their valiancy. At the moment ...
... grows late. The lady will lose her beauty sleep. Shall you and I go down-stairs and arrange for a conveyance.. He bowed low and kissed his fingers ...
... thought him sure to join, but I can answer for his silence with my life.. 'T will be more to the point that we do not answer for his speech ...
... silk and gold lace, but in each hand he carried a great horse pistol, one of which was still smoking at the barrel. The other he pointed at me, but ...
... kerchief to bind his wound. His pale, handsome face was so winning and his eyes so beautiful that they thrust me through the heart as his sword had ...
... to keep the tongues of the gossips from clacking. We put up that first evening at The King's Arms, a great rambling inn of two stories which caught ...
... blindly with the others in her mind, at least so far as to punish me because I had seen and heard. Apparently 'twas enough that I was of their race and ...
... and the rollicking jigs of Ireland. Plainly this was no state ceremonial, rather an international frolic to tune all hearts to a common glee. We were ...
... brought to London for his hanging, lounged elegantly through the crowded assembly hall, and disappeared into the night. . Chapter Ix. Blue Bons ...
... Though I say it who was one of them, never a more devoted little army went out on a madder or more daring enterprise. Just one more glimpse of ...
... sooner were we fairly concealed than out we were routed. Many a weary hundred miles we tramped over the bleak mountains white with snow. Weariness walked ...
... door, and we started to our feet in an instant. Out flashed our swords. Who goes. cried the Macdonald. We threw open the door, and in came a party ...
... lay in his splendid careless daring in that, and in his winning personality. By God, Volney, sometimes I think you're half a Jacobite, said ...
... the inn garden, and here on a rustic bench I found my comrade when I sought her some hours later. The sun was shining on her russet-hair. Her chin was ...
... not a ripple in the russet hair my hungry eyes had not approved. When her shy glance fell on me I rode in the sunshine of bluest sky. If by chance ...
... been no rebellion at all, said Beauclerc dryly. Still, you can go to see their heads chopped off. 'Twill be some compensation.. I suppose you'll ...
... from lead and steel and rope has garred them rin like water. God, it makes me feel like a deserter to let them take the lang journey alane. Did you ken ...
... A long breath came whistling through her lips. Her dear face was all broken with emotion. I turned my eyes aside, not daring to trust myself. Through ...
... refining his selfish passion, had bitten deep into the man's callous worldliness. For long he sat in a sombre silence with his head leaning on ...