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The Forge in the Forest

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Published: 1896
Language: English
Wordcount: 51,975 / 148 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.7
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 608
Added to site: 2010.11.23
mnybks.net#: 29678
Origin: gutenberg.org

Being The Narrative of the Acadian Ranger, Jeande Mer, Seigneur de Briart; and howhe crossed the Black Abbé; and ofhis Adventures in a StrangeFellowship.

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n an instant its arms were about my neck in a strangling embrace. At the same time my own arms were seized. I heard a fierce cry from Marc, and a groan that was not his. The next moment, though I writhed and struggled with all my strength, I found myself bound hand and foot, and seated on the ground with my back against the door-post of the forge. Marc, bound like myself, lay by the roadside; and a painted savage sat near him nursing with both hands a broken jaw. A dozen Micmacs stood about us. Leaning against the door-post over against me was the black-robed form of La Garne. He eyed me, for perhaps ten seconds, with a smile of fine and penetrating sarcasm. Then he told his followers to stand Marc up against a tree.

Chapter II

The Black Abbé

When first I saw that smile on the Black Abbé's face, and realized what had befallen us, I came nigh to bursting with rage, and was on the point of telling my captor some truths to make his e

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