True Stories of Girl Heroines

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True stories of girl heroines  (1901) 
by Evelyn Everett-Green
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TRUE STORIES OF
 GIRL HEROINES

BY

E. EVERETT-GREEN

AUTHOR OF "GOLDEN GWENDOLYN," "THE
SILVER AXE," "OLIVIA'S EXPERIMENT," ETC.


WITH SIXTEEN ILLUSTRATIONS BY

E.F. SHERIE


NEW YORK
E. P. DUTTON & CO.

LONDON
HUTCHINSON & CO.


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The brave young wife rode forth at the head of her whole garrison.

[Page 109.

Frontispiece.]


CONTENTS



  Page
INEZ ARROYA 1
CATHARINE THE ROSE 17
ELSJE VAN HOUWENING 35
GRIZEL COCHRANE 55
EVA VON GROSS 73
EMMA FITZ-OSBORN 93
ELIZABETH STUART 111
CHARLOTTE HONEYMAN 131
MARY BRIDGES 149
THERESA DUROC 167
JANE LANE 185
HELEN KOTTENER 205
MAID LILLYARD 223
MARGARET WILSON 241
AGOSTINA OF ZARAGOZA 259
AGNES BEAUMONT 277
HANNAH HEWLING 297
MONA DRUMMOND 317
JESSY VARCOE 337
URSULA PENDRILL 355


LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
 
The brave young wife rode forth at the head of her whole garrison Frontispiece
The first great stone leapt from her hand and went bounding and crashing upon the head of the foremost Moor To face p.   8
The Commandant pulled her down beside him before it was too late " "  30
"Is the chest to be examined before it goes on board?" " "  48
With a beating heart Grizel tore open this bundle and looked at its contents " "  66
He stopped short on seeing the Countess " " 125
Suddenly, close above her, the steps came to a dead stop " " 145
Theresa forgot everything in the sight of the child's peril " " 183
"Well, now, I did hear as young Charles Stuart himself was taken," answered the smith " " 193
The men plunged down into the vault " " 218
She set herself in their ranks, and went charging down the hill " " 237
A wounded man half rose from the ground at their feet " " 270
Bunyan looked down at her with rather a grim smile upon his face " " 283
The Judge plucked his robe out of her detaining hand " " 310
"Dare to come one step nearer, and I fire" " " 335
"The first man that touches him I'll kill!" cried Jessy " " 351


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1932, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.