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A Girl Of The Commune

Auhtor: George Alfred Henty

Language: english

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Review by Stephen M. Charme, March 2007


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Girl Of The Commune':

George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 - 16 November 1902) was a prolific English novelist special correspondent and Imperialist. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. His works include Out on the Pampas (1871) The Young Buglers (1880) With Clive in India (1884) and Wulf the Saxon (1895).

Excerpts from the Book 'A Girl Of The Commune':


... in. That is a very good idea, Hartington, probably he was only stunned. I will go and get leave for us to do so. However, just as he ...
... I think they will, and the National Guard refuse to fight. If the men who have something to lose won't lift an arm to defend it, why should we who have ...
... I have it, he exclaimed, it is Cumming, the manager of the bank, the fellow that ruined it and then absconded. I saw they were looking ...
... space the Germans wavered, hesitated, and then ran back to their shelter. Bravo! bravo! Des Valles shouted, springing to his feet in his ...
... I do believe you, Mary. I did not think myself that I had a shadow of a chance, but this morning I began to fancy that the doctor may be right, ...
... a rest. I have plenty of assistance, and there is not likely to be such a strain again as that we have lately gone through. Paris cannot hold out many ...
... at once. Therefore, I don't see that I could harm myself in any way by answering any questions they may choose to ask me. I want to get to ...
... the matter altogether. Not for my sake, Cuthbert, she said, firmly. I have always felt uneasy about it. I can scarcely say why, but I am ...
... I have thought of there is a list of them. Mr. Brander took out the will and added a codicil. The legacies were small ones of ten or twenty ...
... Edwardes at once, he will not have started on his rounds yet. Bring some water in here. With the assistance of the clerk, Cuthbert loosened ...
... only yesterday, he went on lightly, and the girls were in full discussion as to where they should go. Your father is picking up his strength ...
... until they arrived near the gate. Near it were two battalions of the National Guard, who were in a state of utter disorder. Some of the men were ...
... your wife? As the words left his lips, there was a pistol-shot. With a low cry, Arnold fell across the table. Cuthbert had turned at the report, ...
... troops have crossed the bridge there, and are skirmishing towards the enciente, and gradually driving back the Communists. They have advanced too from ...
... best lessons he could obtain at the University he lacked the application and industry to convert the sketches into finished paintings. His vacations ...
... and another at Rome. He has got the whole thing at his fingers' ends, and would make a splendid master if he would but go in for pupils, but with all ...
... to see it through in the first place I don't want to break off my work, and as you know am ambitious enough to intend to get a couple of pictures ...
... not have come. Do you think that one could stand still like a statue for hours when great things were being done, when the people were getting their ...
... perfect equality, with their colonel as to an order he had given. The maxim of the Republic may do for civil life, though I have not a shadow of ...
... drove you to it. You wanted to marry me-me who never gave you a word of encouragement who knew you au fond, who knew that you were at the best an ...