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A Boy Ride

Auhtor: Gulielma Zollinger

Language: english
Published: 1909

Genres:

adventure
Downloads: 232
eBook size: 460Kb

Review by A. Dent, December 2010


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

To Ride Pegasus is a 1973 book by Anne McCaffrey published by Del Rey. It is a short story collection about the origins of the Talents people with psionic powers who would play an important role in the future of humanity. Several of its stories were previously published elsewhere.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Boy Ride':


... from what any boy of to-day has seen. A chilly east wind was blowing. The trees of the vast forests were all in leaf but the ash trees, and they were ...
... he departed to the stables and Hugo was left alone. To be able to conceal what one feels is a great accomplishment. Rarely do people of any age succeed ...
... what solemn manner is this, my mother. There must be great deeds afoot to warrant it. And he glanced from one to the other. Thou hast well come, my ...
... it. Since the king scouted the interdict, many of the people braved it also, and the inns were already full. Humphrey was riding slowly along with ...
... art right, replied Hugo, as he tied up Fleetfoot. Yea, that I may be, returned Humphrey, importantly. A man that hath dreams of going up a ladder ...
... leaves as he did so. In the darkness the face of the spy was still turned upward. He had forgotten that he was alone and unaided. And he thought only ...
... Knowest thou what that betokeh.. Nay, responded Hugo, pleasantly. It betokeh success in thy present undertaking after first meeting with difficulties. ...
... And it is the king's favor I will have, come what may to these runaways. Then he laid down the bow and arrow and took a long drink from his horn. ...
... of men-at-arms, led by Sir Thomas and his aid, ran about the inner court, peering into the empty stables and offices. Presently to Robert Sadler ...
... gave such a meaning nod toward Paulinus, that the boy must perforce have understood, even if he had not added in a tone too low to catch the somewhat ...
... the innkeeper was thinking ruefully of the guest he had on his hands. I may not anger him, he said to Elfric, the groom. Nor needest ...
... not the look of this mist. My grandsire hath told me of a mist that lay like a winding-sheet on everything for two days, and this seemeth to me to be ...
... and so I tell thee, De Kirkham.. It was not a long ride to De Aldithely castle for those who need neither skulk nor hide, and the messengers of the ...
... water through deep water and ever on with few seeming deviations. But the course was much slower than that of the day before, and that had been ...
... arrived when he himself appeared. But no one had ventured to set foot within the walls without the royal word. As John drew near, he looked upon ...
... rather late in the morning. In haste he and his men ate their breakfast, and in still greater haste they set off on the search, only to be brought to ...
... stop. The two alighted, gave their horses to the groom, went in, were promptly served a good supper, and, in due time, were shown to their ...
... to pass that thou hast been sent to bring thy young lady safe to London town.. With alacrity Humphrey tossed aside his priest's robe and clad himself ...
... side clad, not as the nurse, but in his own proper character. How now. exclaimed Humphrey, with a frown. Where is thy woman's garb. And what ...
... and surrounded them, their leader saluting Hugo, much to the boy's surprise. My lord bids thee cast aside thy woman's dress, said he, and ride in ...