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Reynard the Fox, After the Germ. Version of Goethe by T.J. Arnold, with Illustr. by J. Wolf (Paperback) Loot Price: R382
Discovery Miles 3 820
Reynard the Fox, After the Germ. Version of Goethe by T.J. Arnold, with Illustr. by J. Wolf (Paperback): Reynard

Reynard the Fox, After the Germ. Version of Goethe by T.J. Arnold, with Illustr. by J. Wolf (Paperback)

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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. 1855 Excerpt: ...me back to Court again: Not for the wide world's wealth, from north to south, I'd thrust my head into the Lion's mouth." Him answered thus the sorrowing Ermelyne; "And why should we be Outcasts, Husband mine? Why should we leave our comfortable home, Abroad, like Rogues and Vagabonds, to roam? Here known by all, by all respected too, Your Friends are faithful and your Vassals true; And certainties against uncertainties To change, is neither provident nor wise. Against our will we cannot hence be torn; Our strong-hold here might laugh a siege to scorn. Let the King hither come with all his Host: He'll have his journey for his pains at most. Of our escape I entertain no doubt; So many ways we have of getting Out. The King is strong and we are weak; but yet We to his pow'r can well oppose our wit. For this I have no fears: but for your vow To undertake a pilgrimage just now, That chills my heart with icy fears I own: What can I do, left friendless and alone?" To her thus Reynard; "Sweet, you have pre-vailed; 'Twas but a moment that my courage failed: His threats are idle, and my fears are vain; Shadows avaunt Reynard's himself again As for my vow--better to be forsworn, Than live the wretched finger-mark of scorn: Vows, when compulsory, bind not the least; I've heard that doctrine taught by many a Priest: For my part, it may to the devil go;--I speak not of the doctrine, but my vow. "So be it as you wish. I stay at home; For what on earth have I to do at Rome? And for my promised journey to Jerusalem, I only named the project to bamboozle 'em Nor if, instead of the one oath I swore, I'd sworn a dozen, would I go the more. With you and my dear Children will I stay, And get out of my scrape as best I may. And though the King should hav...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Reynard
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 66
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-21305-6
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-231-21305-1
Barcode: 9781231213056

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