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The Amnesty, Or, the Duke of Alba in Flanders; An Historical Novel of the Sixteenth Century (Paperback) Loot Price: R411
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The Amnesty, Or, the Duke of Alba in Flanders; An Historical Novel of the Sixteenth Century (Paperback): Charles F. Ellerman
The Amnesty, Or, the Duke of Alba in Flanders; An Historical Novel of the Sixteenth Century (Paperback): Charles F. Ellerman

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The Amnesty, Or, the Duke of Alba in Flanders; An Historical Novel of the Sixteenth Century (Paperback)

Charles F. Ellerman

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER III. " Jub. If knowledge of the world makes man perfidious, May Juba ever live in ignorance ! Sv. Go, go; you're young.'' Cato: Act II.?Addison. "Can it be, That modesty may more betray our sense Than woman's lightness ? Having waste ground enough, Shall we desire to raise the sanctuary, And pitch our evils there ? Oh, fie, fie, fie! What dost them, or what art thou, Angelo ?" Measure for Measure. Three months have elapsed since Don Amos Lodrona counselled his friend to elope with the daughter of Don Estevan. Notwithstanding the pernicious advice that was daily poured into his ears, Orlando still clung to the paths of virtue. He had cast his anchor on her sandy walks, and it yet kept hold, althoughevery contagious blast and whirlwind caused his firmness to drag it, as the billows grew in might, and the gale increased. Danger surrounded him on all sides, and he manfully baffled it. Don Orlando's mother was a rigid Catholic, and the Countess had educated her son with the intent of consecrating him to the church, nurturing him with special care, and grafting good morals in his childish heart. Her premature demise had changed the destiny of her son, who preferred following his father's career; and although he had no watchful mother to guide his slippery paths, Lodrona and his gay companions had more difficulty than they imagined to overcome his scruples, and induce him to vault over the stile which barred the path that led to vice, revelry, and the society of women whose virtue was at a discount. Although Orlando's time was spent principally with the Monfore family, yet he saw much, too much, of his gay associates. Lodrona, especially, had an astonishing ascendency over him, which he could not shake off. There was something in the eye of Do...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Charles F. Ellerman
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 190
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-61882-3
Barcode: 9780217618823
Categories: Books
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LSN: 0-217-61882-0

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