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By Henry Williamson

Quantity 13 of A Chronicle of historical Sunlight. In September 1939, struggle with Germany casts its lengthy shadow over the city and nation-state. Phillip Maddison, now farming in East Anglia, nonetheless stubbornly believes that Hitler's leader goal is the defence of Europe opposed to Stalin; yet he's engaged in a private warfare at the 'bad lands' the place his farm is located, attempting to subdue mounting money owed and to create a fertile yeoman preserving for his kinfolk. The portrayal of his struggles, either with himself and with the land, hold overall conviction, as does the image of his lifestyles in England until eventually the finishing of the conflict of Britain.

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Toute la terre vivait l'allégresse du printem ps. Le chanoine se leva, selon son habitude, à six heures un quart et, sa messe dite, fit une toilette apprêtée pour entre­ 42 CONTES ET LÉGENDES DE BOURGOGNE prendre son voyage. Puis il m onta lentem ent à cheval, em portant avec lui des papiers d'im portance qui voisi­ naient avec le lièvre de Jacques-Antoine Verduret. Jean M arinville allait ainsi sans hâte, rêvant d'un repas succulent, de dindes rôties fermes et fafelues, de chapons gonflés de châtaignes, que venait traverser, par larges bouffées, l'arôm e délicat d'un civet cuit à point.

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