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Summary of the Book 'The Valet Tragedy And Other Stories':
Andrew Lang (31 March 1844 - 20 July 1912) was a Scots poet novelist and literary critic and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. The Andrew Lang lectures at the University of St Andrews are named for him.
Excerpts from the Book 'The Valet Tragedy And Other Stories':
... issue male. Parliament will be unable to oppose this arrangement, unless Catholics are excluded from the succession. This has a crazy ... ... creation.' But a dukedom is not a marquisate, nor could de la Cloche hold Aubigny, of which the last holder was Ludovick Stewart, who died, ... ... MENTION IS MADE OF THE VISION. 'Sewell and Tyler were found guilty, and were executed, protesting their innocence, on March 8, ... ... of the sorrows and sufferings of the Christian captive.' In ancient versions of the ballad another explanation occurs. She overhears a song ... ... cannot take refuge in 'Townley's Ghost' and his address to the Butcher Cumberland:- Imbrued in bliss, imbathed in case, ... ... watch the clock for you. Bacon clearly had an assignation with Her Majesty-so here is 'scandal about Queen Elizabeth.' Mr. Holmes pleasingly ... ... of Lakewood, New Jersey. By manipulating the scraps of Latin in 'Love's Labour's Lost,' he extracts 'Hi Ludi tuiti sibi Fr. Bacono nati': 'These plays, ... ... is obliged to the courtesy of the proprietors and editors of these serials for permission to use his essays again, with revision and additions.* ... ... who have claims to be the Mask, was 'WHAT HAD EUSTACHE DAUGER DONE?' To guard this secret the most extraordinary precautions were taken, as we have ... ... matter of Marsillac [Marsilly], for my Ld. Arlington has sent to Mr. Montague [English ambassador at Paris] his history all the time he was here, by ... ... Paris: June 19/29 1669. Honored Sir, My last of the 26th Currt was soe short and soe abrupt that ... ... Whigs by clinching the belief in a Popish plot. Had they been the murderers, they would probably have taken his money and rings, to give the idea ... ... 12 and 16. Bedloe's suspicions must have been aroused, and, either by threats or cajolery, he wormed part of the secret out of his friends. He obtained ... ... on the question of his legitimacy.*** M. Quicherat, no bigot, thinks that 'the authenticity of the revelation is beyond the reach of doubt.'**** ... ... evidence to Lord Lyttelton's belief that he had beheld an APPARITION-evidence a day earlier than the day of his death. Mrs. Piozzi (then ... ... light are thrown in, with a sermon which it were superfluous to quote. In another we have the derangement of clocks and watches. Lord Lyttelton's stepmother ... ... village of Simancas,' reach English inquirers in the most mangled and garbled condition. Major Martin Hume, editor of the Spanish Calendar ... ... the 'particular friends' whom Leicester, if he marries the Queen, 'will study to enhanss to welth, to Offices, and Lands.' Bartlett, Cumnor Place, ... ... rather trust my soul to God than my body to the English.' This she confessed to as sinful, though not, she hoped, of the nature of deadly sin. Her ... ... (modus) of the council was HOW it communicated with her. She replied that when she was met with incredulity, she went apart and prayed to God. Then ...