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The Secret of Narcisse; A RomanceThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher Not indexed Not illustrated 1892 edition Excerpt VI Early the following morning Rosalie went down to the well under the castle wall with her yoke on her shoulders and the two swinging buckets at her side When she reached the water no one else was there and she began her task The first bucket had but splashed the surface of the well when a little door in the wall above her opened and the Duke's trumpeter hurriedly descended a flight of stone steps to her side.
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He had evidently been watching for her from the battlements He looked anxiously up and down the street but there was no one to disturb them and after a hurried greeting he said Does Narcisse wear a shirt of mail No I do not think so said Rosalie; why should he Why should he He will get off well if he does not need one to day You must know what I mean What do you mean asked Rosalie in astonishment It is all your doing answered the trumpeter sulkily Why could you not leave it undone Leave what undone I swear to you trumpeter I know no what you mean by all this than the innocent bird there in the cage Did you not accuse Na.
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review The Secret of Narcisse; A Romance 103 ✓ This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher Not indexed Not illustrated 1892 edition Excerpt VI Early the following morning Rosalie went down to the well under the castle wall wRcisse of witchcraft No said she indignantly but waxing very red No indeed Well then the town has gone mad stark staring mad of its own accord Did you not say anything to set this story going It is not for you to put me through my uestions she said with an attempt at dignity Did not you let them accuse Narcisse of witchcraft without denying it I was angry with him she said in a low tone after a pause You were angry with him the trumpeter repeated in a mocking voice and so you let the foulest thing that man can say of man pass uncontradicted You were angry with him and so you were willing to damn him body and soul And are.