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The Rebel; And Other Tales, Etc. in Prose and Verse (Paperback) Loot Price: R467
Discovery Miles 4 670
The Rebel; And Other Tales, Etc. in Prose and Verse (Paperback): Baron Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton

The Rebel; And Other Tales, Etc. in Prose and Verse (Paperback)

Baron Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton

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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. 1835 Excerpt: ...birds give life and merriment to the silent stream " said the sage: "and so to the solitary man are the footsteps of his kind." And Arasmanes sojourned with Ochtor, the old man. CHAPTER IT. A BRIBE AND A BRIDE. "This then is thy tale," said Ochtor; "and thou still believest in the visionary Aden of thy father's dreams. Doubtless such a land existed once for our happier sires; or why does tradition preserve it to the race that behold it not But the shadow wraps it, and the angel guards. Waste not thy life in a pursuit, without a clew, for a goal that thou never mayst attain. Lose not the charm of earth in seeking after the joys of Aden. Tarry with us, my son, in these still retreats. This is the real Aden of which thy father spake; for here comes neither passion nor care. The mortifications and the disappointments of earth fall not upon the recluse. Behold, my daughter hath found favour in thine eyes--she loveth thee--she is beautiful and tender of heart. Tarry with us, my son, and forget the lessons that thy sire, weary with a world which he yet never had the courage to quit, gave thee from the false wisdom of Discontent." "Thou art right, venerable Ochtor," cried Arasmanes, with enthusiasm; "give me but thy daughter, and I will ask for no other Aden than these plains." CHAPTER V. REMINISCENCES AND REGRETS. The sun had six times renewed his course, and Arasmanes still dwelt in the cave of Ochtor. In the fair face of Azraaph he discovered no wrinkles--her innocent love did not pall upon him; the majestic calm of Nature breathed its own tranquillity into his soul, and in the lessons of Ochtor he took a holy delight. He found in his wisdom that which at once stilled the passions and inspired the thoughts. ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Baron Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 68
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-44129-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-231-44129-1
Barcode: 9781231441299

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