Gómez Arias

The Moors of the Alpujarras, A Spanish Historical Romance.

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Published: 1828
Language: English
Wordcount: 128,884 / 390 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 44.4
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 390
Added to site: 2009.09.06
mnybks.net#: 25206
Origin: gutenberg.org
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ch darkened her brow, when a consciousness of what was due to religion stood most prominently forward. At such times she became severe and abstracted; and yet her occasional austerity could hardly be condemned by her subjects, when it led to that firmness and courage, and that inflexibility in the decrees of justice, for which she was so remarkable. If the grave historian has stamped her character with these attributes of heroism, what scope may not be allowed to the writer of historical fiction? Distinguished by his noble bearing and his honorable station, on the right hand of the queen stood the renowned Alonso de Aguilar, the terror of the Moorish name. He had, like his brother, the heroic Gonzalo de Cordova, particularly distinguished himself in the wars against Granada, and was honored with the regard and unlimited confidence of Isabella. Of a lofty and imposing stature, he united with gigantic strength an air of dignity which well became the most accomplished warrior of the age. His noble countenance wo

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