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"Quo Vadis."; A Narrative of the Time of Nero (Paperback) Loot Price: R351
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"Quo Vadis."; A Narrative of the Time of Nero (Paperback): Henryk K. Sienkiewicz
"Quo Vadis."; A Narrative of the Time of Nero (Paperback): Henryk K. Sienkiewicz

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"Quo Vadis."; A Narrative of the Time of Nero (Paperback)

Henryk K. Sienkiewicz

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ... Viuicius commanded to give him food, a piece of gold, and a mantle. But Chilo, weakened by stripes and hunger, could not go to take food, though terror raised the hair on his head, lest Vinicius might mistake his weakness for stubbornness and command to Hog him anew. "Only let wine warm me," repeated he, with chattering teeth, "I shall be able to go at once, even to Magna Graecia." He regained some strength after a time, and they went out. The way was long, for, like the majority of Christians, Linus dwelt in the Trans-Tiber, and not far from Miriam. At last Chilo showed Vinicius a small house, standing apart, surrounded by a wall covered entirely with ivy, and said, --"Here it is, lord." "Well," said Vinicius, "go thy way now, but listen first to what I tell thee. Forget that thou hast served me; forget where Miriam, Peter, and Glaucus dwell; forget also this house, and all Christians. Thou wilt come every month to my house, where Demas, my freedman, will pay thee two pieces of gold. But shouldst thou spy further after Christians, I will have thee flogged, or delivered into the hands of the prefect of the city." Chilo bowed down, and said, --"I will forget" But when Vinicius vanished beyond the corner of the street, he stretched his hands after him, and, threatening with his fists, exclaimed, --"By Ate and the Furies I will not forget " Then he grew faint again. CHAPTER XXXIII. Visicics went directly to tiie bouse in which Miriam lived. Before the gate he mot Nnzarius, who was confused at sight of him; but greeting the lad cordially, he asked to be conducted to his mother's lodgings. Besides Miriam, Viuicius found Peter, Glaucus, Crispus, and Paul of Tarsus, who had returned recently from Fregellae. At sight of the young tribune, astonishment was...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Henryk K. Sienkiewicz
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 196
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-28746-5
Barcode: 9781151287465
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LSN: 1-151-28746-6

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