Excerpt from The Ward of the Crown, Vol. 2 of 3: A Historical Novel
In the name of the saints what has happened exclaimed the trembling house keeper.
Nothing yet, but there is much to dread he returned, and there is no time to be lost. So leave me to push in that bol... t, and hasten to tell your mistress I must see her immediately.
The old woman, with many exclamations of astonishment, obeyed this command, and Hubert and Conyers proceeded, during her absence, to examine by the light of a lantern, the door by which Miles Forrest proposed to enter the building.
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