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Of this paintings Conan Doyle wrote, "I take a brand new Englander, a Puritan, as one form of the 17th century, and a brand new Yorker, the woodman, as one other, and that i precipitate those into the court docket of Louis XIV, and combine them up within the ecu background of that point - greatly as Scott threw Quentin Durward, the younger Scotchman, into the French courtroom. i've got taken loads of pains to make those varieties designated stories. Then I shift the scene again to the United States. will probably be whatever new within the means of an American historic novel. you spot will probably be the tale of the 2 continents. The woodman will use the words of the wooden, and the recent Englander is very Biblical." (Timeless vintage Books)

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