Saint Leger; A Romance

Paperback | January 30, 2012

byRichard Burleigh Kimball

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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. 1862. Excerpt: ... V. Why have I to fight this battle over and over? Why this never-ceasing, never-ending wrestling, "not with flesh and blood only, but with principalities, with powers, with the rulers of darkness of this world, with the spiritual powers of evil in the heavens V Have, then, spirits of evil this power to assail us? Would that I were convinced of it! for though thronged by a myriad of fiends, I could glory in the contest; joyfully could struggle with anything, with all things, out of mi/self; but to find my enemy within my gates; to cherish in my bosom the viper that stings me; to be forced to keep it there, yet keep it under--ah, that is the fearful fight! Mafj ot'iy tpajitv, 'dBavaros iariv i) rotaQril, icai ipvaKrjs davjiatrrrls icojiivrj! I The world beyond is the world of reality; this, the world of shadows and of images, j Yet to take leave of this commodious frame-work; to step out alone and unattended upon thy journey to--where? Has the thought no terror? Does it not bring an inner shuddering 1 No. It doth? NO! VI. Well, what was I to do, now that I was upon German ground, and at Leipsic 1 I first determined to know what was going on among the young men. Poor wretch, how I stood, beating my head against the wall, without being able to burst through the adamantine gates that kept me a prisoner! How I longed to break the shell and get at the kernel--how 1 struggled to come into the light, out of this darkness! 1 am aware that a class of persons will inquire: "What was the matter with this youth? Had he not kind friends, bright prospects, health, vigor, and sufficiency of wealth? What did he want V My only answer to such is, I labor but for those who sympathize in my narrative; and if in the detail of this true experience I come in the slightest degree ...

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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. 1862. Excerpt: ... V. Why have I to fight this battle over and over? Why this never-ceasing, never-ending wrestling, "not with flesh and blood on...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:January 30, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217043461

ISBN - 13:9780217043465

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