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Tue Apr 04 19:12:58 2017 1 Project Gutenberg’s The White Lady of Hazelwood, by Emily Sarah Holt This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.
You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.org Title: The White Lady of Hazelwood A Tale of the Fourteenth Century Author: Emily Sarah Holt Illustrator: W.
Rainey Release Date: November 25, 2007 [EBook #23623] Language: English Character set encoding: ASCII *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK THE WHITE LADY OF HAZELWOOD *** Produced by Nick Hodson of London, England The White Lady of Hazelwood, by Emily Sarah Holt. ________________________________________________________________________ Her is another of Emily Holt’s books set in the middle ages, this time at the end of the fourteenth century.
We are kept constantly aware of this by the quaint words and expressions the players in the drama are always using.
Many of these phrases have dropped out of the language, but sometimes the usage is very illuminating, as we can see how we got some modern expression or spelling. On the whole in this story life goes on quite evenly, with not too many of those murders that aspiring members of the noblest families of England used to perpetrate in those days. The heroine of the story is the -White Lady-, the Countess of Montfort, who had fought bravely to bring her son back to power, but who was then ignored by him for many years until her death.
For that reason the story is very moving.
One part of the story I liked very much was when a Mercer, a dealer in rich cloths, is trying to tempt his customers to buy his wares.
The variety of his goods, and the prices of them, make one realise what a wealthy trade he was engaged in. ________________________________________________________________________ THE WHITE LADY OF HAZELWOOD, BY EMILY SARAH HOLT. PREFACE. On the crowded canva...





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