A Boy's Ride: Large Print

A Boy's Ride: Large Print

by Gulielma Zollinger

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A Boy's Ride by Gulielma Zollinger

It was the last of May in the north of England, in the year 1209. A very different England from what any boy of to-day has seen. A chilly east wind was blowing. The trees of the vast forests were all in leaf but the ash trees, and they were unfolding their buds. And along a bridle-path a few miles southwest of York a lad of fourteen was riding, while behind him followed a handsome deerhound. A boy of fourteen, at that age of the world, was an older and more important personage than he is to-day. If he were well-born he had, generally, by this time, served his time as a page and was become an esquire in the train of some noble lord. That this lad had not done so was because his uncle, a prior in whose charge he had been reared since the early death of his parents, had designed him for a priest. Priest, however, he had declined to be, and his uncle had now permitted him to go forth unattended to attach himself as page to some lord, if he could...

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781725139817
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 08/15/2018
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.42(d)

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