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The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. I (of II)

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Published: 1899
Language: English
Wordcount: 145,180 / 420 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60.6
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,197
Added to site: 2011.11.02 30947
Genre: Adventure

Contains a long and explanative preface where Lever tells of experiences and inspiration collected on travels. The tale is set in the middle of a conflict between England and Ireland.

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nged, in all the carelessness of habitual indolence, a young man some years his junior, his dark complexion and eyes, his aquiline features, and short, thin upper lip almost resembling a Spanish face.

His dress was the uniform of the Foot Guards,--a costume which well became him, and set off to the fullest advantage a figure of perfect symmetry. A manner of careless inattention in which he indulged, contrasted strongly with the quick impatience of his dark glances and the eager rapidity of his utterance when momentarily excited; for the Honorable Dick Forester was only cool by training, and not by temperament, and, at the time we speak of, his worldly education was scarcely more than well begun.

The third figure--strikingly unlike the other two--was a man of fifty or thereabouts, short and plethoric. His features, rosy and sensual, were lit up by two gray eyes whose twinkle was an incessant provocative to laughter. The mouth was, however, the great index to his character. It was large and full,



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