The Knight of the Golden Melice

A Historical Romance

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Published: 1857
Language: English
Wordcount: 138,133 / 402 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 54.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 812
Added to site: 2005.06.24
mnybks.net#: 10592
Origin: gutenberg.org
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o occupy other regions which should more than supply the deficiency occasioned by the Protestant defection, and confident of the final triumph of a Church, out of whose pale they believed could be no salvation, had scattered themselves over the continent, and with marvellous energy and self-sacrifice, were extending their influence among the natives. No boundaries can be placed to the visions of the enthusiastic religionist. His strength is the strength of God. No wonder, then, that the Roman Catholic priest should cherish hopes of rescuing the entire new world from heresy, which he considered worse than heathenism, and should enlist all his energies in so grand a cause. It is almost certain that extensive plans were formed for the accomplishment of this object.

Such were the elements which the seething caldron of the old world threw out upon the new. A part only of the materials furnished by these elements have I used in framing this tale. It is an attempt to elucidate the manners and credence of quit

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