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A Prince Of Cornwall

Auhtor: Charles Whistler

Language: english

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Review by Michael Gallagher, March 2007


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

... They had given me a long Welsh cloak of crimson, fur bordered, and a cap to wear with it instead of my helm. And of course I had not on my ...
... a small army to search the wild hills and woodlands of the Quantocks to any effect. The whole countryside turned out gladly, and the Watchet Norsemen ...
... brooded over it just as I had done the other day. Then it came to me that at least I had no reason to be angry with Erpwald, who could know little or ...
... cast there. Maybe the overhanging cliffs are full four hundred feet high from the little white track which winds at their foot, and from cliff top ...
... Erpwald and I went our way. I thought that the horse would have knocked the Welsh girl over, he said presently. She was pretty nimble, however. ...
... once or twice with messages, and it was by following her that I found his hiding in the hills. It was not hard for me to get her to tell me all that ...
... and Gerent alike. It was an uncanny song, and I waxed uneasy as it went on, and the flashing sickle waved more quickly before my eyes. Soon the ...
... or two here and there, but few of those we use yet. I heard more that are written in our oldest writings, and few enough of them. But what he said ...
... this news came and drove out all else. Don't tell Elfrida that I forgot it. Trouble enough for her without that, answered Herewald. You ...
... {iii}, from across the channel, he answered, looking from the tent door. He is a prize for whoever took him. Gerent sent word to several of those ...
... rest content. It was a good chance that brought you here today, my Thane, for she had begged me to send for you, and that I could hardly do, seeing ...
... to crowd her deck in a moment. She was full of them from stem to stern, and our men shouted. She had won well to windward of us. But Thorgils ...
... Wait here with us for a while at least. There will be no more welcome guest. Let me be of some use, rather, Owen answered. If I bide ...
... for love of my father, were baptized, Owen and one of the village freemen standing sponsors for us, and that was a wondrous day to us all, as I ...
... dais was the only place where the guests did not sit on both sides of the tables, for the king's board stood open to the midst of the hall on its three ...
... not have put up with. But little thought for me was there when you made me the jest of your idle comrades over that foolish cup of the king's. ...
... into a hollow, and piled snow over him. Then they went swiftly down the hillside into the deep combe, leaving only the trampled and reddened snow ...
... but the money we shall get for you from one side or the other, or maybe from both. By and by, when we have you in a safe place, you shall write ...
... my drawn sword ready in my hand. We were in a strange place. The ship's bows were landward, so that as I looked aft I could see that we lay just ...
... each on a three-legged stool, opposite one another. Then at last he asked, almost shyly, and as if he deemed himself overbold, how it was that I had ...