The Hunter Cats of Connorloa
by Jackson, Helen

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Book Excerpt: PALACE.--Page 31.]Giuseppe and Maria (those were their names) never liked living there. The palace was much too grand, with its marble staircases, and marble floored rooms, so huge and cold; and armed soldiers for sentinels, standing at the corners and doors, to keep people from going into rooms without permission, and to keep watch also, lest somebody should get in and kill the King. The King was always afraid of being killed; there were so many unhappy and discontented persons in Italy, who did not want him to be King. Just think how frightful it must be to know every day, --morning, noon, and night, --that there was danger of somebody's coming stealthily into your room to kill you! Who would be a king? It used to make the children afraid whenever they passed these tall soldiers in armor, in the halls. They would hold tight to each other's hands, and run as fast as they could, past them; and when they got out in the open air, they were glad; most of all when their nurse took them into the country, wheRead Mo

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  • PID: 13935035197
  • Publisher: Roberts Brothers
  • Seller: Daedalus Books
    Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket
    Notes: Some wear to boards. A nice, clean copy.; B&W Illustrations; 12mo; 156 pages.