The Real America in Romance, Volume 10

The Real America in Romance, Volume 10
Sustained Honor - The Age of Liberty Established

By

0
(0 Reviews)
The Real America in Romance, Volume 10 by John R. Musick

Published:

1909

Downloads:

314

Share This

The Real America in Romance, Volume 10
Sustained Honor - The Age of Liberty Established

By

0
(0 Reviews)
It is the purpose of this volume to deal with some of the remote and direct causes of the second war with England, by endeavoring, as nearly as our ability will permit, to transport the reader back to the scenes of eighty or ninety years ago, and give views of the incidents which clustered around the events of that time.

Book Excerpt

ch obstructed his passage. As the stroke of the axe reverberated through the woods, no answer came back to assure him of the presence of friend or foe. At night in these solitudes, they heard the wolves stealing through the gloom, sniffing the scent of the intruders; and now and then, then bloodshot eyes of the catamount glared through the foliage.

Days, weeks and months passed in this toilsome journey through the wilderness, so indelibly impressing it on the memory of Fernando Stevens, that he never, to his dying day, forgot that journey. At last they arrived at the landmarks which, to Albert Stevens, indicated the proximity of his possessions. A location for the cabin was selected near a small stream of running water, on the south side of a slight elevation.

No time was lost. The trees were immediately felled, and in a short time Fernando, looking out from the covered wagon, perceived a clear space of ground of but few rods in circumference. Stakes, forked at the top, were driven into the grou

Humphrey Quinn - Suspense, Action and a Lot of Fun
FEATURED AUTHOR - Humphrey Quinn writes fantasy and paranormal series for young adults, or the young at heart.  With today's Author of the Day, we chat about the book: Awaken. When did you decide to become a writer? I started writing very young, throughout school and into college. But I decided to take a break—a very long break of ten years while I began a career in the airline industry. I was just turning thirty when I picked up writing again. I retired from the airline at forty and have been writing full… Read more