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Post by linny » October 21st, 2019, 6:55 am

St. George and St. Michael, Volume 3 by George MacDonald (1824 - 1905).

’St. George and St. Michael’ is a little-known historical romance telling the story of a young couple who find themselves on opposing sides during the tumultuous years of the English Civil Wars. Volume 3 completes the series.

Tensions are rising between king and parliament, the Church of England and the numerous independent puritans, and rumours abound that Charles I will soon declare open war on the dissident elements within his realm. Seventeen-year-old Dorothy Vaughan knows little of the brewing conflict, yet is sure that her loyalty must be with her king and her nation. When she challenges her childhood friend, Richard Heywood, to prove himself a man and so worthy of winning her hand in marriage by becoming involved in the larger events that surround them, he finds that his convictions – both political and spiritual – lie with his father’s and the puritans. Determined to do what he believes is right, Richard finds that he cannot shake his immovable conscience, even for the woman he loves.

Though it is, for the most part, a realistic novel, ‘St. George and St. Michael’ is not without either the otherwordly atmosphere of the fantastic or the rich spiritual depth that characterizes so much of MacDonald’s writing. (Jordan)
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Post by linny » October 21st, 2019, 7:14 am

Replaced by MW
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Post by KevinS » October 22nd, 2019, 8:33 am

Chapter 39, please.
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Post by linny » October 22nd, 2019, 9:06 am

KevinS wrote:
October 22nd, 2019, 8:33 am
Chapter 39, please.
Done! Thank you for getting us started. :D

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Post by alg1001 » October 22nd, 2019, 6:06 pm

Hi Linny,
I will MC this for you. Off to Readers Wanted.
Cheers!
Amy

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Post by linny » October 23rd, 2019, 5:59 am

Wow that was fast! Thank you Amy. :D

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Post by KevinS » October 29th, 2019, 8:59 am

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Post by linny » October 29th, 2019, 9:35 am

PL OK!

Did you ever see the children's movie "Pig"? I just wanted to say "good pig" to Bishop. :lol:

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Post by KevinS » October 29th, 2019, 9:38 am

linny wrote:
October 29th, 2019, 9:35 am
PL OK!

Did you ever see the children's movie "Pig"? I just wanted to say "good pig" to Bishop. :lol:
Just say, "Good Kevin." It's much the same thing, and will give me confidence.
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Post by linny » October 29th, 2019, 10:12 am

:lol:

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Post by adr6090 » December 22nd, 2019, 3:56 pm

Hello,
I am claiming Chapter 57 – The Skeleton, if no one else has before me.
April

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Post by linny » December 22nd, 2019, 4:08 pm

April,
Thank you for the claim. It’s all yours. I’ll update the MW in the morning when I’m back on my computer.

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Post by adr6090 » December 23rd, 2019, 5:31 pm

Hello may I also read section 13; Chapter 51 – Under the Moat
as well as section 14; Chapter 52 – The Untoothsome Plum.
April

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Post by linny » December 24th, 2019, 7:54 am

adr6090 wrote:
December 23rd, 2019, 5:31 pm
Hello may I also read section 13; Chapter 51 – Under the Moat
as well as section 14; Chapter 52 – The Untoothsome Plum.
April
Yes! Thank you for the extra claims. :D

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Post by 2839reader » December 28th, 2019, 11:41 am

CLAIM 7, 8, AND 9 PLEASE.
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