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.1812 Excerpt: ... feed, and they were not inclined to
make slender meals.-., The troop had thrown themselves on the
ground to take some repose, as they had marched all night. Don Juan
and Valasquez, rolling round them some of the cloaks they had found
in the cavern, followed the example of the men. Alonzo had no
inclination to sleep, and, tired of waiting the return of Pedro, he
flung a dark mantle over him, which completely concealed his face
and person, and issuing from the cavern, near sunset, he ranged the
mountains in the direction he knew Pedro would take: he looked
towards the castle? and saw the battlements and drawbridge well
guarded, and gave a sigh to the impossibility he was certain there
must be of forcing the place 1' Having walked a good way, he
perceived 1'cdro at some distance, with his supply of provision,
seemingly in great haste, and as if he had had a fatiguing day.--"
Where have you been, Pedro?" asked the prince.-; "An "An immense
way off," answered the shepherd. "I thought I never should get back
in time with these sheep; but I can't regret any trouble or fatigue
that may help to save a good Christian's life. Let me take breath,
noble cavalier, and then I will tell you what I have been about;
and if I know you at all, I think you will not be angry at the
delay of the sheep." Alonzoassured him he never need fear his
anger; and the shepherd, nodding his head, and smiling, proceeded
thus--" You must know, cavalier, that it came across my mind that,
after that sad battle I saw in the valley, some poor creature might
be left there for dead that was not quite gone, arid I said within
myself, 'I will do as I would be done by, and go and see if I can
be of any use.' I prayed heartily to the saints to protect me from
evil spirits; and when I left the cavern, I...
General Books LLC
|Country of origin:
||246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
Is the information for this product incomplete, wrong or inappropriate?
Let us know about it.
Does this product have an incorrect or missing image?
Send us a new image.
Is this product missing categories?
Add more categories.
Review This Product
No reviews yet - be the first to create one!