The Nest of the Sparrowhawk

The Nest of the Sparrowhawk by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy

Title: The Nest of the Sparrowhawk
Author: Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
ISBN10: 1576469255
ISBN13: 978-1576469255
Publisher: Quiet Vision Pub (February 28, 2005)
Language: English
Subcategory: Action & Adventure
Size PDF: 1828 kb
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Rating: 4.8/5
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Pages: 202 pages
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The Nest of the Sparrowhawk by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy


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Excerpt: ...The foam had risen to his lips, impotent fury and agonized despair had momentarily clouded his brain. Lambert tried to speak, but the Captain, unwilling to prolong a conflict over which he was powerless to arbitrate, gave a sign to Bradden and anon the two young men were led away in the wake of Endicott. The others on giving their word that they would appear before the Court on the morrow, and answer to the charge preferred against them, were presently allowed to walk out of the room in single file between a double row of soldiers whose musketoons were still unpleasantly conspicuous. Thus they passed out one by one, across the passage and down the dark staircase. The door below they found was also guarded; as well as the passage and the archway giving on the street. Here they were permitted to collect or disperse at will. The ladies, however, had not been allowed to participate in the order for release. Gunning knew most of them by sight,