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The Mayor of Troy Arthur Quiller-Couch

The Mayor of Troy

Arthur Quiller-Couch

Published March 24th 2015
ISBN : 9781505281484
Paperback
206 pages
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[...]His Majestys Ministers might be taken at unawares, not we. We slept Bristol fashion, with one eye open. But when, as summer drew on, news came that the infamous usurper was collecting troops at Boulogne, and flat-bottomed boats, to invade us-More[...]His Majestys Ministers might be taken at unawares, not we. We slept Bristol fashion, with one eye open. But when, as summer drew on, news came that the infamous usurper was collecting troops at Boulogne, and flat-bottomed boats, to invade us- when the spirit of the British people armed for the support of their ancient glory and independence against the unprincipled ambition of the French Government- when, in the Duchy alone, no less than 8511 men and boys enrolled themselves in twenty-nine companies of foot, horse and artillery, as well[...].