Augustina, the Maid of Saragossa YE who shall marvel when you hear her tale, Oh! had you known her softer hours!
Cinq Mars and De Thou led to Execution. HENRY D’EFFIAT, marquis de Cinq Mars, was a member of a noble French family. Born in 1620, he was made grand equerry… Read More
The greatest heiress of the Eastern isles;
So very beautiful was she,
Her dowry was as nothing to her smiles:
Still in her teens, and like a lovely tree
So grew to womanhood.
English Romanticism, the black romance.
Anne Boleyn, 1st Marquess of Pembroke was the second of the six wives of Henry VIII and Queen of England from 1533 to 1536.
The Knight in shining armor. Many incidents are related of his bravery.
Cinderella and the Fairy Godmother. Gustav Dore, Arist. A. Pisan, Engraver. AFTER Cinderella had dressed her two sisters for the ball, she followed them with her eyes as long as… Read More
Pizarro before Charles V. Francisco Pizarro, the conquerer of Peru, was born in Spain about 1475. In 1522 he became a captain, and organized an expedition to explore and conquer… Read More