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Stories of the Opera [By Various Authors] (Paperback) Loot Price: R288
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Stories of the Opera [By Various Authors] (Paperback): Stories
Stories of the Opera [By Various Authors] (Paperback): Stories

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...asserted themselves too strongly to be resisted; he broke away from his guards, flung himself on his sister's neck, and exclaimed, 'I will never leave you, my sister; you shall go with me to distant lands, where we shall be happy ' He had broken the order of the court." At a signal from the dread judge he was seized, and in that hour his doom was pronounced. He was ordered to be burnt alive, and bound to the man he had tried to save. Oroveso's brain whirled madly within him, and with clenched fist he called down the vengeance of Heaven upon the wicked jude. The Bard was aghast, and stood still. Oroveso was a favourite pupil of his, or else he would have brought him before the judges, and his punishment would have been heavy. No one being near, he simply warned his young charge, and plausibly told him, that as the judges had daily intercourse with the gods, and were instructed by them, to speak against the j udges was as bad as speaking against the gods. That was the first and last time that Oroveso spoke ill of the Druids. He, however, constantly thought of the poor bereaved sister pining in her loneliness, and determined to help her, if possible. He soon found means of aiding her, and they were constantly together; being a man of splendid physique, and the young maiden possessing a well-trained mind, and of commanding presence, what wonder that the old story was again enacted, and they were married. One child, Norma, was the result of the union. As the father and mother gazed upon their baby girl a desire sprang up in their minds to make her a priestess. The reason for this desire was to be found in the past. In all their wedded joys they never forgot their poor sacrificed brother. Without their faith being in the least shaken in...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Stories
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 32
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-43289-3
Barcode: 9781130432893
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-130-43289-0

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