Orrain

A Romance

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Author: S. Levett-Yeats
Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 91,420 / 255 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 221
Added to site: 2006.12.27
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off, but after stumbling a few steps he fell in a heap in the shadow.

This settled the matter. The others, seeing their leader hit, waited for no more, but fled. There was no pursuit. For a few brief seconds we heard the patter of running feet, and then all was still.

We stood, all three staring at each other, and then the fair-haired man held out his hand, saying simply: "I thank you, monsieur!"

I met his grasp, expressing at the same time my concern for his wound.

"It is not much, I think--all due to a weak parry on my part." And he strove with a gold-laced handkerchief to staunch the blood that was flowing somewhat freely. I was about to offer what help I could when the jester cut in.

"Faith of a fool!" he said, sheathing his dagger, "my gossip here is apt to make light of these scratches; but I would give my cap and bells now for a little salve."

"If you will come into my house, messieurs--'tis but a step--we will see to the hurt."

I almost repented of my o

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