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Clarissa: Chapter Twenty-Five

Before too long, Richard made his way with an armed guard to the border between the Emepror’s Austrian regions and his Hungarian regions. When they reached the Hungarian regions, there was a change of armed guards and there was a … Continue reading

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Clarissa: Chapter Twenty-Four

A flurry of letters started from Gibraltar and then other areas to deal with the logistics of the wedding and its communication and invitations and the repercussions of it. At first, a notable stream of those letters went between Gibraltar … Continue reading

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Clarissa: Chapter Twenty-Two

With a friendly knock, Roland arrived at Clarissa’s flat, and was greeted by the butler and came inside for a family dinner. Though the place was the same as he had seen for the first time yesterday, the mood was … Continue reading

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Clarissa: Chapter Twenty-One

When Roland got up the next morning it was well before dawn, and he had a bit of work to do to upgrade his uniform to reflect his new office. After the morning exercises and a brief discussion about what … Continue reading

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Clarissa: Chapter Twenty

Roland was somewhat confused in what he was going to say to Clarissa. It was not particularly difficult to court a young woman like Clarissa most of the time, it must be admitted. But at the same time one wanted … Continue reading

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Clarissa: Chapter Eighteen

News about the retreat and evacuation of Toulon spread to Gibraltar from the smallest and fastest ships before the larger ships, heavily laden with passengers, arrived. The various wives and other loved ones of the soldiers gathered information about when … Continue reading

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Clarissa: Chapter Seventeen

At some point it became obvious that the siege was not going well. Before it was talked about, one could feel the volume of shells increasing, the activity of the defenders slackening, the repairs failing to keep up with the … Continue reading

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Clarissa: Chapter Sixteen

For Clarissa, the trip to Hull was a bit of a blur. She changed horses at Market Weighton, which gave her just enough time to send her father a message about where she was going before going off again to … Continue reading

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Clarissa: Chapter Fifteen

The uncertain pace of letters and her own worries led Clarissa to become very concerned about how Roland was doing, and so she went to Lord Lipton to talk. One evening, after supper was finished, she asked to speak to … Continue reading

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Clarissa: Chapter Fourteen

After some time to prepare in Gibraltar, it was time for Roland and his regiment to move to Toulon. It is not my purpose here to describe the famous beauties of that well-known city in the south of France, or … Continue reading

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