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A Soldier Trial

Auhtor: Charles King

Language: english

Genres:

classic
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Review by Michael Gallagher, June 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Soldier Trial':

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Excerpts from the Book 'A Soldier Trial':


... him was fairly out of sight, was what to do with a gentleman, in civilian dress who was crossing his post. The sentry stopped him, and the stranger ...
... at the office of the post Exchange at noonday, and the few who had caught sight of the left side of Foster's face bore testimony to the fact that Sandy ...
... my darling! she sobbed, as strong and safe and sure she held him. Then, with her blue eyes blazing, she turned on him. Oswald Dwight, are you mad? ...
... Lord only knows how it is to end. Dwight realizes now that Jimmy was entirely innocent of any knowledge of that thing the Thorntons charged him with. ...
... hiding his light in some obscure refuge of the wilderness, and the old men, the women and children herded on the reservation under the rifles of ...
... Inez went toppling headforemost over the low, leathern mud guard, and Priscilla was alone. Still clinging to that left rein, she swung her discomfited ...
... faithfully to do. Then Major Dwight was at last sufficiently recovered to be pronounced convalescent, and there had been the meeting with his beloved ...
... Fork tongue! Liar! and other expletives not printable, and he turned back before their revolvers, wrathful, helpless, and wondering. He told ...
... now that, had she not heard the sound, she would not have looked for the shadow. She saw the dark form dive quickly through the gate, then pause. ...
... her mind or to cause her aunt to forget it. Sandy had been gone an hour when she returned, and had said not to wait dinner he might ride late and long ...
... look as they lifted the drooping form to a sofa, whispered: The doctor! Run! And though running was beyond him, Sandy limped in frantic haste, ...
... fixed full upon his young commander, began slowly to melt and then to well over. A silent fellow was this odd fish of a trooper, a man little known ...
... and brought back with him some four-score reds of various ages and sexes, and two well-nigh starved and exhausted men, two of French's devoted ...
... the lithe, slender little body to that broad and heaving chest and hold it there, close strained, while bearded lips sought and kissed again and ...
... and remain some time in Manila to testify against him. He returned to the field little benefited by the enforced separation from his fellows, and speedily ...
... their revel, the merriest group in all that laughing company, and only once or twice did someone, some gentle-hearted woman, speak the thought that ...
... presumably, to Priscilla's mind, all the more alluring and terrible. It was the devil's way always, she had been taught-imperceptible, inviting, insidious. ...
... in the garrison, and was aiming to thwart her. This view Mrs. Ray could not share. She presently put down her pen and passed out into the dining-room. ...
... to refer to it at the breakfast table, parried the tongue thrust with a tale about best light for shaving. No, there were none of Mrs. Ray's ...
... the Canteen, she knew, and well knew, that what she had written in the enthusiasm of her faith, the intensity of her zeal, was far from warrantable ...