The Iron Pincers, or Mylio and Karvel

A Tale of the Albigensian Crusades

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Author: Eugène Süe (Joseph Marie Eugène Sue)
Published: 1909
Language: English
Wordcount: 46,367 / 140 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.5
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 708
Added to site: 2010.07.09
mnybks.net#: 28409
Origin: gutenberg.org
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oyally smitten? To yield is a sweet duty."

THE CANONESS (with languor)--"Thank God, we do not desire our fellowmen's death. We must yield to those who love us."

MARPHISE (gravely)--"The woman who, being adored with love, would cause the death of a man by her refusal, must be condemned as a homicide. The Court of Love has under my presidency, issued that memorable decree at its last session under the young elm. The said decree was rendered at the instance of the Conservator of the High Privileges of Love, who made the application before the Chamber of Sweet Pledges. The applicant, if I remember rightly, was a lover residing in the purlieus of the 'Delightful Passion,' 'Perseverence Street,' 'Hotel Despair,' where the unhappy fellow was dying of his flame's inhumanity. Fortunately, when our Seneschal of Sweet-Marjoram, accompanied by the Bailiff of the Joy of Joys, notified the tigress of the Court's decree, she recoiled before the fear of falling into mortal sin by causing the death of her admire

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