“I pause to recollect myself; and smother the contempt I feel rising for your rhetorical flourishes and infantine sensibility.”
Raymond’s tomb proves too strong an attraction for his widow. Lionel flies again. Philadelphia sends plague.
Bearing away a cherished corpse found in the wreckage, the survivors of the siege of Istanbul journey back to Greece.
Lord Raymond’s ambition attains catastrophic proportions. Lionel finally visits Istanbul’s Old City.
The revised and edited first volume in a single illustrated file, for the convenience of extremely modern readers.
With total victory at hand, Lord Raymond’s morale only deteriorates beneath the weight of Evadne’s curse.
Bird calls and burial mounds mark a long-lost major character’s return to the story.
Travelogue and tears attend the hero’s welcome awaiting Lord Raymond, still a prisoner of war as Volume 2 begins.
At the end of Volume 1, the war in Greece returns one character to Windsor, and takes two more away.
Lord Raymond seeks a remedy for what his passions have done to him.