Our Island Story by H. E. Marshall


[Frontispiece]

CHARLES THE KING WALKED FOR THE LAST TIME THROUGH THE STREETS OF LONDON.



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THE SHORE WAS COVERED WITH MEN READY FOR BATTLE



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"WILL YOU FOLLOW ME MEN?"



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Rowena came into the room carrying a beautiful golden cup.



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"HE STOOD THERE HOLDING THE MAGIC SWORD IN HIS HAND"



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"ALFRED FOUND MUCH PLEASURE IN READING."



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It seemed as if he rode alone to defy the whole English army.



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The little boy knelt before the King and stammered out the story.



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"RICHARD WENT AWAY TO PALESTINE"



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The Great Charter was sealed with the King's seal.



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The Count rode again and again at Edward till his lance was splintered in his hand.



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Bruce lifted his battle-axe high in the air, then brought it crashing down upon the helmet of Bohun.



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The King made the Black Prince a Knight of the Order of the Garter.



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"For your contempt and disobedience I send you to prison," said Judge Gascoigne.



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"ONE AFTER ANOTHER ALL THE NOBLES PLUCKED RED OR WHITE ROSES AND PUT THEM IN THEIR CAPS"



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"THE DAYS SEEMED VERY LONG AND DREARY TO THE TWO LITTLE BOYS"



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"HENRY SENT WOLSEY AWAY FROM COURT"



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"FOR NINETEEN YEARS THIS POOR QUEEN WAS KEPT IN PRISON"



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"THERE IS TIME TO FINISH THE GAME AND BEAT THE SPANIARDS TOO," SAID DRAKE.



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"QUICKLY PULLING OFF HIS CLOAK HE THREW IT UPON THE GROUND."



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STERN MEN WITH DRAWN SWORDS CLOSED IN UPON HIM.



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"A band of exiles moor'd their bark on the wild New England shore."



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The Deliverer had come.



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They took a sad farewell of each other.



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"RICHARD'S SHOP SOON BECAME THE FASHION"



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"They have done for me at last, Hardy," said Nelson.



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Not till after the battle did Blücher and Wellington meet.



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THE SHIPS WERE CALLED THE "TERROR" AND THE "EREBUS"



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"DINNA YE HEAR THEM! DINNA YE HEAR THEM!"



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The Boer leaders were blindfolded and guarded by soldiers of the Black Watch.




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