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Walladmor

And Now Freely Translated from the German into English, Vol. II

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Published: 1825
Language: English
Wordcount: 49,853 / 148 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.2
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 346
Added to site: 2010.03.09
mnybks.net#: 26931
Origin: gutenberg.org
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ose face, as it was at this moment lit up by a blazing fire, proclaimed him at once for the stranger whose services to Miss Walladmor and mysterious interview with her he had witnessed with so much interest. Round about him stood groups of armed men; but of these he took little notice. Bertram remarked that all of them treated him with an air of respect, and addressed him by the title of Captain: to which on his part he replied with an air of good natured familiarity that seemed to disown the station of authority which they were disposed to confer upon him. Anxious to hear and see a little more before he ventured into such a company, he endeavoured to shift his position for one more convenient to his purpose; but in this attempt he nearly, precipitated himself through the window. He recovered his footing however by suddenly catching at a mountain ash; but, in so doing, he dislodged a quantity of earth and stones which fell rattling down amongst the party below.

"Rats! rats!" instantaneously exclaimed t

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