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Glories of Spain

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Author: Charles W. Wood
Published: 1901
Language: English
Wordcount: 141,604 / 418 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 41
LoC Category: NA
Downloads: 1,262
Added to site: 2010.10.03
mnybks.net#: 29159
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: History
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g the Jesuit Order--Dying to self--The fair Anita--In the convent chapel--Two novices--Vision of angels--The White Ladies--Agonising moment--Another Romeo and Juliet--Back to the hotel--Sebastien disconsolate--"To-morrow the sun will shine"--Building castles in the air--A prophecy fulfilled 263

CHAPTER XIX.

LERIDA.

Picturesque country--Approaching Lerida--Rambling inn--Remarkable duenna--Toothless and voiceless--Smiles upon H. C.--Nearly expires--Civilised chef--A procession--Lerida Dragon--City of the dead--Night study--Charging dead walls--A night encounter--Armed demon--Wise people--Watchman proves an old friend--No promotion--Locked out--Rousing the echoes--Night porter appears on the scene--Also El Sereno--Apologetic and repentant--The charming Rose--Porter congratulates himself--Cloudless morning--H. C. confronted by the Dragon--In the hands of the Philistines--A Lerida fine art--Boot-cleaner in Ordinary--Remarkable character--H. C. hil

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