By Ellis Peters
In 1137, the Abbot of Shrewsbury comes to a decision to obtain the continues to be of St Winifred. Brother Cadfael is a part of the excursion despatched to her ultimate resting position in Wales and so they locate the villagers passionately divided by way of the Benedictines' provide for the saint's relics.
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He blushed. ” 30 SUSAN OLASKY She gave Will a tired smile. “Fine, ﬁne. Yer pa will be home in a bit, and Robby, and Sarah. You take that tea outside and wash. I don’t need the smell of ﬁsh to ﬁll the house. Take Will with you and give him the soap. ” She shooed them out of the tiny house. Tommy pumped water into a basin and handed it to Will along with a bar of soap. ” Will looked at him skeptically. “Go on, wash,” Tommy insisted. “It’s not good for me,” Will protested. “I don’t know if it’s good for you or not, but if you’re hungry and wantin’ to eat supper tonight, you’d better wash.
You can’t miss him. He’ll be the one yelling at the other boy, Jack. ” On deck Will paused for a minute to get his bearings. He looked off toward shore where Tommy’s warehouse was barely visible through the fog and rain. The faint outlines of familiar church steeples peeked through the mist. In front of him sailors toiled over huge sails spread out on deck, checking them for tears and rot. Above, sailors climbed the rigging, searching for the frayed rope that could break in a storm. They barely spared him a glance as he wandered by.
It’s an awesome sight, lad. Never fails to impress me. ” It was just so. There was no grinding or groaning to 50 SUSAN OLASKY reveal how hard the sails worked to push the ship along the Thames, past the London skyline and miles of farmland as the mighty river cut its way through England on its way to the North Sea. ” Mr. Mattison asked, seeming in no hurry to put the boy to work. Will shrugged. “It’s the only home I’ve ever known, sir. ” “No, it hasn’t been. Perhaps things will go better for you in Boston.
A Morbid Taste for Bones (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, Book 1) (UK Edition) by Ellis Peters