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King Eric and the Outlaws, Vol. 2 by Ingemann

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Transcriber's Notes:

1. Page scan source: http://www.archive.org/details/kingericandoutl00chapgoog

2. The diphthong oe is represented by [oe].

KING ERIC

AND

THE OUTLAWS.

VOL. II.

London: Printed by A. Spottiswoode, New-Street-Square.

KING ERIC

AND

THE OUTLAWS;

OR,

THE THRONE, THE CHURCH, AND THE PEOPLE,

IN THE THIRTEENTH CENTURY.

BY INGEMANN

TRANSLATED FROM THE DANISH BY JANE FRANCES CHAPMAN.

* * * * IN THREE VOLUMES. VOL. II. * * * *

LONDON: LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN, & LONGMANS, PATERNOSTER-ROW. 1843.

CHAPTER I.

When the king reached Kallundborg castle, and beheld the drawbridge raised, and the well fortified castle in a complete state of defence, a flush of anger crossed his cheek, his hand involuntarily clenched the hilt of his sword, and for an instant he was near forgetting his promise, and drawing it out of the scabbard. Count Henrik reined in his war horse impatiently before the outermost fortification, awaiting an answer to the message he had shouted, in the king's name, to the nearest warder. "Matchless presumption!" exclaimed the king; "know they I am here myself? and do they still tarry with an answer, when they have but to be silent and to obey?"


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