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A Captive Of The Roman Eagles

Auhtor: Felix Dahn

Language: english
Published: 1902

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Review by Daniel G. Lebryk, June 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Captive Of The Roman Eagles':

... in charge of the troops or the sutlers and their wives struggled forward for several days, each night carefully establishing a well-fortified camp. ...
... Gaul: the yew and-carefully tended-some fine roses. Across the top of the ridge-pole was a four-pointed star, clumsily carved from pine-wood, ...
... the playmate of my childhood to give herself to me. Yes, I confess I hoped that she retained from those childish days a little-just a little affection.. Presumptuous ...
... and did not return for many days. I was full of anxiety lest I had driven her away forever. At last-it was a time of complete peace-I had myself rowed ...
... Roman followed the footprints with eager zeal if he did not find those whom he sought, he would have the credit of being the first to discover ...
... decay, the decline beneath. And one thing more, he added mysteriously, lowering his voice-for several generations they have had no more luck with their ...
... My people have suffered heavily. The cohorts in passing through burned all the dwellings. My own hall too.. We will rebuild them, cried Adalo, laughing, ...
... not know.. Yes, she does. cried the rogue, pouting defiantly. Indeed. Then we'll question you, I cried, on the rack.. That isn't necessary. ...
... respectfully but the angry Prefect did not, or would not, see the farewell. . Chapter Xxvi.CHAPTER XXVI. Ever since the preceding day the rain ...
... to Rignomer, who tried to drag it with him by the leather collar toward the camp. But the bear resisted, growling and bracing herself on her hind ...
... yours, you patient, plough-guiding men, which you occupy beside the immovable hearthstone, rooted to the earth. Our home is the steppe, the broad, ...
... spreads among them: a King of the Alemanni is swinging between the clouds and water for treason to the army. You have offered the humble fisherman ...
... resin of the pine-trees in the forests by the lake, blazing in a thousand faggots of dry twigs, will burn merrily in the linen sails and the rigging ...
... it, and then left it, so that the Romans could establish themselves there again: we will be so foolish no longer. If we conquer this time, we will ...
... old freedman running at his heels, darted toward the entrance. Prosper shouted loudly, but Davus went no farther than the door for here he encountered ...
... went on board he asked the watch at the helm, a trustworthy Breton countryman, whether he had anything to report. Nothing from here, my lord. Only ...
... is the Tribune's decision. he asked as they turned to the right into the nearest street. To make a sally.. No. To remain in the camp. It will ...
... south toward the lake. It was evident that the only hope of escape was by the ships, for swift destruction was overtaking all the fugitives, who scattered ...
... peril threatened him. He had overtaken a lofty Roman ship whose sails were partly burned, but the fire was evidently being extinguished by the crew. ...
... so handsome. Ausonius, farewell.. She sprang into the second boat, where Rignomer was already standing then she turned again toward the other one. ...