A Christmas Ball (Nvengaria, Book 4) by Alissa Johnson, Jennifer Ashley, Emily Bryan

By Alissa Johnson, Jennifer Ashley, Emily Bryan

"It is the main expected occasion of the ton: the once a year vacation ball at Hartwell condominium. The track is sublime, the nutrients beautiful, and the visitor checklist totally specific. a few come searching for love. a few will do nearly something to prevent it. yet every body desires to be there. it doesn't matter what their wishes, amid the swirling robes and smooth glow of candlelight, magic has a tendency to occur. And one dance, one kiss, one evening can form a brand new future.
--from again disguise

From Emily Bryan's ""My girl under Stairs,"" the tale of a bastard servant lady known as in to impersonate her lacking aristocratic half-sister with effects valuable of Shakespeare, to Ashley's ""The Longest Night,"" within which a shapeshifting nobleman makes an attempt to win the guts of the cautious girl he loves whereas at the path of a secret agent, to Alissa Johnson's ""Traditions,"" the story of an earl who units out to woo one girl and falls for her fascinating significant other as an alternative, those gentle, pleasing romps aren't regular vacation fare. .
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The aim which he enunciates most clearly is that of the didactic function of history-writing, which he explains in terms of the figure of the exemplum – in Old French, essample. Benoît leaves his audience under no illusions as to the key importance, in his eyes, of the function of essample in historiography. The first section of his Chronique consists of a background history of the Danish invasions of Europe (and appears to be included more because it is in the Latin sources than because Benoît feels it belongs in his estoire); the history of the dukes proper begins with a new proemium, and it is here that Benoît introduces many of the standard elements which his audience would have expected in the prologue to a work of historiography (and which do not in fact appear in the proemium to the first section).

Paris 1400, Les arts sous Charles VI. Paris: Arthème Fayard. 371-73. Acknowledgements The author, editors and publisher express their gratitude to the following institutions and their librarians for kind permission to reproduce photographs from manuscripts in their collections: Bibliothèque nationale de France Bibliothèque d’Étude et de Conservation, Besançon Pierpont Morgan Library, New York Stonyhurst College Library, Lancashire Bibliothèque d’Étude et du Patrimoine, Toulouse The British Library All photographs from the Bibliothèque nationale de France, the British Library, the Morgan Library and the Bibliothèque d’Étude et du Patrimoine, Toulouse are © of those institutions.

Besançon, MS 864, fol. 159v Representing Royalty in Some Manuscripts of Froissart’s Chroniques 31 Fig. 12. 804, fol. 128r 32 Peter Ainsworth Fig. 13. Toulouse, Bibl. du Patrimoine, MS 511, fol. 128r Fig. 14. Paris, BnF fr 2662, fol. 196v (detail) Representing Royalty in Some Manuscripts of Froissart’s Chroniques 33 Fig. 15. i, fol. 144r (detail) 34 Peter Ainsworth Fig. 16. i, fol. 341v (detail) Representing Royalty in Some Manuscripts of Froissart’s Chroniques 35 Fig. 17. ii, fol. 1r 36 Peter Ainsworth Fig.

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