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Winning His Spurs

A Tale of the Crusades

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Author: G. A. Henty
Published: 1895
Language: English
Wordcount: 97,660 / 275 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.7
LoC Categories: PR, PZ
Downloads: 2,008
Added to site: 2004.07.02
mnybks.net#: 8555
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loaks thrown over the shoulders. The deer was hurriedly dismembered, and the joints fastened to a pole slung on the shoulders of two of the men. The drinking-cups, some of which were of silver, looking strangely out of place among the rough horn implements and platters, were bundled together, carried a short distance and dropped among some thick bushes for safety; and then the band started for Wortham.

With a cordial farewell and many thanks to Cuthbert, who declined their invitations to accompany them, the retreat to Langholm commenced.

Cuthbert, not knowing in which direction the bands were likely to approach, remained for a while motionless, intently listening.

In a quarter of an hour he heard the distant note of a bugle.

It was answered in three different directions, and Cuthbert, who knew every path and glade of the forest, was able pretty accurately to surmise those by which the various bands were commencing to enter the wood.

Knowing that they were still a long way of

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