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The Project Gutenberg EBook of Historical Tales - The Romance of Reality - Volume VII by Charles Morris This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at http://www.gutenberg.org/license Title: Historical Tales - The Romance of Reality - Volume VII Author: Charles Morris Release Date: October 3, 2006 [Ebook 19457] Language: English ***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK HISTORICAL TALES - THE ROMANCE OF REALITY VOLUME VII*** CHARLES V. AT YUSTE. Historical Tales - The Romance of Reality By Charles Morris Author of "Half-Hours with the Best American Authors," "Tales from the Dramatists," etc. in fifteen volumes Volume VII London George Bell and Sons 1898 Copyright 1898, by J. B. Lippincott Company. Copyright 1904, by J. B. Lippincott Company. Copyright 1908, by J. B. Lippincott Company. Contents THE GOOD KING WAMBA.. . . . . . . . . . . . THE GREEK KING'S DAUGHTER.. . . . . . . . THE ENCHANTED PALACE. .. . . . . . . . . . . THE BATTLE OF THE GUADALETE.. . . . . . . THE TABLE OF SOLOMON.. . . . . . . . . . . . THE STORY OF QUEEN EXILONA.. . . . . . . . PELISTES, THE DEFENDER OF CORDOVA.. . . THE STRATAGEM OF THEODOMIR.. . . . . . . THE CAVE OF COVADONGA.. . . . . . . . . . . THE ADVENTURES OF A FUGITIVE PRINCE.. BERNARDO DEL CARPIO.. . . . . . . . .

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The Project Gutenberg EBook of Historical Tales - The Romance of Reality - Volume VII by Charles Morris
This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at http://www.guten-berg.org/license
Title: Historical Tales - The Romance of Reality - Volume VII
Author: Charles Morris
Release Date: October 3, 2006 [Ebook 19457]
Language: English
***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK HISTORICAL TALES - THE ROMANCE OF REALITY -VOLUME VII***
CHARLES V. AT YUSTE.
Historical Tales - The Romance of Reality
By Charles Morris
Author of "Half-Hours with the Best American Authors," "Tales from the Dramatists," etc.
in fifteen volumes
Volume VII
London George Bell and Sons
1898
Copyright 1898, by J. B. Lippincott Company. Copyright 1904, by J. B. Lippincott Company. Copyright 1908, by J. B. Lippincott Company.
Contents
THE GOOD KING WAMBA. . . . . . . . . . . . . THE GREEK KING'S DAUGHTER. . . . . . . . . THE ENCHANTED PALACE. . . . . . . . . . . . . THE BATTLE OF THE GUADALETE. . . . . . . . THE TABLE OF SOLOMON. . . . . . . . . . . . . THE STORY OF QUEEN EXILONA. . . . . . . . . PELISTES, THE DEFENDER OF CORDOVA. . . . THE STRATAGEM OF THEODOMIR. . . . . . . . THE CAVE OF COVADONGA. . . . . . . . . . . . THE ADVENTURES OF A FUGITIVE PRINCE. . BERNARDO DEL CARPIO. . . . . . . . . . . . . . RUY DIAZ, THE CID CAMPEADOR. . . . . . . . LAS NAVAS DE TOLOSA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . THE KEY OF GRANADA. . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . KING ABUL HASSAN AND THE ALCAIDE OF . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
GIBRALTAR. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . THE RIVAL KINGS OF GRANADA. . . . . . . . . THE KNIGHT OF THE EXPLOITS. . . . . . . . . . THE LAST SIGH OF THE MOOR. . . . . . . . . . THE RETURN OF COLUMBUS. . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . PETER THE CRUEL AND THE FREE COMPANIES. . . . . . . . .
THE GREAT CAPTAIN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A KING IN CAPTIVITY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . THE INVASION OF AFRICA. . . . . . . . . . . . . AN EMPEROR RETIRED FROM BUSINESS. . . . THE FATE OF A RECKLESS PRINCE. . . . . . . SPAIN'S GREATEST VICTORY AT SEA. . . . . . THE INVINCIBLE ARMADA. . . . . . . . . . . . THE CAUSES OF SPAIN'S DECADENCE. . . . . .
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THE LAST OF A ROYAL RACE. . . . . . . . . HENRY MORGAN AND THE BUCCANEERS. ELIZABETH FARNESE AND ALBERONI. . . THE ROCK OF GIBRALTAR. . . . . . . . . . . THE FALL OF A FAVORITE. . . . . . . . . . . THE SIEGE OF SARAGOSSA. . . . . . . . . . THE HERO OF THE CARLISTS. . . . . . . . . MANILA AND SANTIAGO. . . . . . . . . . .
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Illustrations
CHARLES V. AT YUSTE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TOLEDO, WITH THE ALCAZAR. . . . . . . . . . . . . A COUNCIL OF THE VISIGOTHS. . . . . . . . . . . . . BARONIAL CASTLE IN OLD CASTILE. . . . . . . . . VALENCIA DEL CID. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ALFONSO VIII. HARANGUING HIS TROOPS UPON THE EVE OF BATTLE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KING CHARLES'S WELL, ALHAMBRA. . . . . . . . . MOORISH KING PAYING HOMAGE TO THE KING OF CASTILE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RECEPTION OF COLUMBUS BY FERDINAND AND ISABELLA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GONSALVO DE CORDOVA FINDING THE CORPSE OF THE DUKE OF NEMOURS. . . . . . . . . . . . . FRANCIS I. REFUSING THE DEMANDS OF THE EM-PEROR. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LIBERATION OF THE CAPTIVES FROM THE DUN-GEON OF ORAN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHARLES V. APPROACHING YUSTE. . . . . . . . . . THE ROYAL PALACE. MADRID. . . . . . . . . . . . . THE ALHAMBRA, OVERLOOKING GRANADA. . . . STREET IN OLD QUARTER OF PANAMA. . . . . . . . THE CITY OF SARAGOSSA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . THE ANNIHILATION OF THE SPANISH FLEET IN THE HARBOR OF MANILA. . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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