The Friday 56 is a bookish meme hosted by Freda’s Voice.
*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56.
*Find any sentence that grabs you.
*Link up at Freda’s site
Today’s sentence comes from Aslauga’s Knight by Fredrich de la Motte-Fouque. As there is no page 56 I have decided to use page 16 as a substitute. Hope that’s alright.
“ ‘To the wood, fair maiden,’ he whispered, as soon as he had landed Hildegardis on the shore; ‘there conceal yourself, whilst I endeavour to prevent the landing of the robbers.’ ”