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Baroness Emma Orczy
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"And daily, hourly, the hideous instrument of torture claimed its many victims—old men, young women, tiny children, even until the day it would demand the head of a King and a beautiful young Queen." Chap. 1, p. 7

"Feeling in every part of England certainly ran very high at this time against the French and their doings. Smugglers and legitimate traders between the French and English coasts brought snatches of news from over the water, which made every honest Englishman's blood boil, and made him long to have 'a good go' at those murderers, who had imprisoned their king and all his family, subjected the queen and the royal children to every species of indignity, and were even now loudly demanding the blood of the whole Bourbon family and of every one of its adherents." Chap. 3, p. 22

"'The Scarlet Pimpernel, Mademoiselle,' he said at last, 'is the name...

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