'Alla Giornata'; Or, to the Day [By Lady C.S.M. Bury]..cCharlotte Susan M Bury
'Alla Giornata'; Or, to the Day [By Lady C.S.M. Bury].
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Author: Charlotte Susan M Bury
Number of Pages: 48 pages
Published Date: 01 May 2012
Publisher: Rarebooksclub.com
Publication Country: Miami Fl, United States
Language: English
Type: eBook
ISBN: 9781236138378
File size: 43 Mb
Download Link: 'Alla Giornata'; Or, to the Day [By Lady C.S.M. Bury].
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1826 Excerpt: ...of the manuscript. After Ranieri's first congratulations were warmly made, Edoardo enquired with the most lively and sincere interest for the Gherardesca, both on her own account and that of his sister. To these enquiries no satisfactory answer whatever could he given; and it was agreed upon between them, that the surest and only way to obtain the information they sought, was to force Montescudajo to declare whatever he knew concerning these dear objects of their solicitude. And, as they now held Pafettain check by the partial knowledge they had of his crimes, they resolved openly to brave his power, and insist upon his disclosing to them whatever he mightknow of the Gherardesca's present situation. " Yet stay," said Ranieri, pausing to reflect; " the fact of a nun's having been carried off by an English captain of condottieri, will render all our other knowledge respecting Montescu-dajo's crimes of none effect. Such a fact will neutralize every means we possess; the whole body of the priesthood will rise up against that deed, and they will view every mode of punish-ment inflicted on her and her descendants for such a crime, as a mere act of justice, perhaps as the award of Heaven. Depend upon it, Montescudajo's crimes will be merged and forgotten in that infringement of the Church's laws: thy sister too, wherever she may be, will suffer by any disclosure of her birth. There is a time for defying power, and a time for bending to it. It is not always the open expression of a generous indignation against meanness or crime which can most effectually conquer its evil effects. I believe there may exist more of happiness for thee and Rachaelle by a quiet and tranquil submission, by thy secret being still known only to those who...

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