By Georgette Heyer

In line with the genuine tale of Brigade-Major Harry Smith and the very younger Spanish noblewoman he met and married throughout the Peninsular Wars, whilst the Duke of Wellington's forces fought Napoleon's military in Spain and Portugal.

After marrying Harry Smith while she used to be 14 years outdated, Juana Smith "followed the drum," marching in the back of the troops in addition to the opposite better halves and the officers' servants. Juana grew to become a camp favourite, captivating all along with her younger enthusiasm. regardless of the chance, Juana thrived on army lifestyles and her passionate, if a little stormy, courting with Harry.

Heyer's study encompassed each on hand diary from that point interval, together with Harry Smith's, and all the Duke of Wellington's writings and dispatches. She brings alive army existence in the course of the Regency interval, how the armies marched and fought, in addition to how the the Aristocracy supplied for its personal convenience with servants, horses, canine and furniture.

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This is particularly the case in the Psalms, where the traditional titles are often included in the Hebrew verse numbering. Such differences are indicated in the footnotes at the bottom of the page. In the New Testament, verse numbers that marked off portions of the traditional English text not supported by the best Greek manuscripts now appear in brackets, with a footnote indicating the text that has been omitted (see, for example, Matthew 17:[21]). Mark 16:9–20 and John 7:53–8:11, although long accorded virtually equal status with the rest of the Gospels in which they stand, have a very questionable — and confused — standing in the textual history of the New Testament, as noted in the bracketed annotations with which they are set off.

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