The Regent's Daughter
by Alexandre Dumas
Publisher: Peter Fenelon Collier 1893
Number of pages: 565
On the 8th February, 1719, a carriage, bearing the fleur-de-lis of France, with the motto of Orleans, preceded by two outriders and a page, entered the porch of the Abbey of Chelles, precisely as the clock struck ten, and, the door having been quickly opened, its two occupants stepped out.
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