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The Rebellion in the Cevennes, an Historical Novel

Vol. I

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Author: Ludwig Tieck
Published: 1845
Language: English
Wordcount: 45,880 / 136 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 51.1
LoC Category: PT
Downloads: 371
Added to site: 2010.03.23 27095

rprised that you should have refused the appointment offered, and thinks that the Marshal would understand it still less."

"The Marshal, my son," began the father, not without emotion, "there are many things that he cannot understand. I thank my God that I retired to this solitude more than ten years ago, for were I still in office, my conscience would compel me to resign it now, and that perhaps would be still more incomprehensible to these two valiant gentlemen. I neither envy nor admire their patriotism and God preserve our family from the fate of rendering such services to the king. Therefore, my dear, my beloved son, I once more give you a paternal warning to abandon these men, it would send me to the grave to see you act like them. What do they require of us? no open, direct service, no assistance which becomes citizens, and which all honorable men are ready to render: but we are required to turn spies and betray our fellow-subjects and our countrymen, to give them up to the rack and to the stake



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