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1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 50

This book should be available now, so this is the last snippet. 1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 50 Chapter 29 The South of France An army, even one with excellent organization and marching in good order, moves slowly and … Continue reading

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1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 49

1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 49 “It was my idea,” Rebecca admitted. She folded her hands in her lap and looked directly at Terrye Jo. “I asked your father to come to France with me, and asked your uncle … Continue reading

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1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 48

1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 48 Chapter 28 Reims The cathedral city was overwhelmed by visitors from across France and beyond, from dignitaries and foreign princes to common folk from the countryside who hoped to catch a glimpse of … Continue reading

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1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 47

1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 47 “Are you threatening me, Your Majesty?” Gaston scowled. “Why do people keep saying that? His Holiness confers the office of Archbishop, Your Grace, but the king of France has something to do with … Continue reading

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1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 46

1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 46 Chapter 27 Pau After Maddox’s Rangers had gotten themselves settled, they began to perform regular patrols south of the Gave de Pau, the river that ran south of the town. Servien assumed that … Continue reading

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1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 45

1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 45 Just like Dorrie was gone, and Gloria too. Joe Tillman stood in the middle of the great open hall of the edifice, alone in a crowd. He wondered to himself what the hell … Continue reading

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1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 44

1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 44 Chapter 26 Evreux The Marquis de Montausier seemed almost obsessed with his own gallantry. After a night at Maintenon, he went out of his way to assist in guiding the queen and her … Continue reading

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1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 43

1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 43 The comte de Soissons and Archbishop Gondi were talking in hushed tones as they arrived, with the comte de MontrĂ©sor trailing like a little pet hound. Soissons was beaming as he spoke, oblivious … Continue reading

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1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 42

1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 42 Chapter 25 Paris Terrye Jo’s initial accommodations were in a townhouse on the Rue Saint-Antoine, several hundred yards from the Louvre, near a big church that was under construction. When the traveling party … Continue reading

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1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 41

1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 41 “No effort will be spared in finding all that were involved, even those who dare not show their faces again in our city. “I take only a few more moments of your time … Continue reading

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