The Reformation Trail Series # 6 - The Dark Year of Dundee: An Other Tale of the Scottish ReformationISBN: 9781894666084
So passed the men of Dundee, in the summer months of that terrible year, step by step from vague apprehension to vivid, actual terror; as the pestilence that walketh in darkness first struck down one, and another, and another; then gradually multiplied its victims until the voice of lamentation filled the city, and no man felt his own life safe from the destroyer for a single hour.
Not very long after the first appearance of the pestilence, Archie Duncan came back one morning in high glee from the grammar-school, to which he had been despatched by the careful Janet only half an hour before.
"Nae mair schule," he cried, flinging his book on the table; "maister's awa', for fear o' the sickness; - and may guid gang wi' him!"
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