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Author: Charles James LeverPublisher: Bernhard TauchnitzYear published: 1860Book contributor: New York Public LibraryLanguage: German1 downloads in the last monthDownload Ebook: (PDF) (EPUB)

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Author: Charles James LeverYear published: 1866Book contributor: Oxford UniversityLanguage: English1 downloads in the last monthDownload Ebook: (PDF) (EPUB)

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A Day's Ride: A Life's Romance

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I WAS led to write this story by two impulses: first, the fascination which the name and exploits of the great Emperor had ever exercised on my mind as a boy; and secondly, by the favorable notice which the Press had bestowed upon my scenes of soldier life in "Charles O'Malley.­" If I had not in the wars of the Empire the patriotic spirit of a great national struggle to sustain me, I had a field far wider and grander than any afforded by our Peninsular campaigns; while in the character of the French army, composed as it was of elements derived from every rank and condition, there were picturesque effects one might have sought for in vain throughout the rest of Europe. It was my fortune to have known personally some of those who filled great parts in this glorious drama. I had listened over and over to their descriptions of scenes, to which their look, and voice, and manner imparted a thrilling intensity of interest. I had opportunities of questioning them for explanations, of . . .

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