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The Knights of the Swan; Or, the Court of Charlemagne, a Historical and Moral Tale Volume 2 (Paperback) Loot Price: R295
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The Knights of the Swan; Or, the Court of Charlemagne, a Historical and Moral Tale Volume 2 (Paperback): United States General...
The Knights of the Swan; Or, the Court of Charlemagne, a Historical and Moral Tale Volume 2 (Paperback): United States General...

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The Knights of the Swan; Or, the Court of Charlemagne, a Historical and Moral Tale Volume 2 (Paperback)

United States General Accounting Office, Stephanie Felicite Ducrest De Genlis

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1797 edition. Excerpt: ...goodness. He mentioned many interesting traits of it; it was the sirst time he had indulged the pleasure of praising her to his master; for the striking resemblance of Beatrice to Celanira had always prevented him from speaking of her. Oliver listened with so much satis-' faction to his discourse, that it engrossed all his attention till supper-time, and during the rest os the evening, he appeared abundantly more thoughtful and absent than usual. After supper, Lancelot, leading Oliver into a closet near the saloon, requested him to take charge of a letter to Delia; for, of all the knights assembled at ' the castle, Oliver appeared to possess the greatest share of Delia's friendship; less bashful with him than with the rest, she frequently sat next him at table, and she admitted him often as a third person in the walks she took every morning with Amalberga. Oliver being less insociable to the friend of Beatrice, found a secret gratisication in her society; moreover, the reserve and deep melancholy of that young lady inspired him with tenderness and concern. Lancelot believed himself loved by Delia; but, as she always shunned him, and as he never could attain to speak to her her done, he entreated Oliver to deliver a letter from him, which he had been just writing to her. The two knights agreed, that Oliver on the morrowshould, . instead of waiting for Delia. in the garden, repair to her apartment an hour before the walk; that. he should then deliver Lancelot's letter, and speak to her in his behalf. On the next day Oliver, at ten o'clock, went to Delia's apartment for the sirst time; for, notwithstanding the kind of intimacy which was established between them, as she did not receive visits, he had never been at her rooms. Coming to the..

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: United States General Accounting Office • Stephanie Felicite Ducrest De Genlis
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 92
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-11445-9
Barcode: 9781234114459
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-234-11445-3

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