The Good Genius That Turned Every Thing Into Gold; Or, The Queen Bee And The Magic Dress, By The…

Paperback | January 19, 2012

byHenry Mayhew

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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. 1847. Excerpt: ... Had he not saved the old King's life, and could the old King, in return, be so greedy to have his? Immediately after sunset a messenger entered Silvio's chamber, and, bowing, informed him that his Majesty King Vejez had consulted with his council, and having taken into consideration the prisoner's request to be furnished with another messenger, had graciously decided on supplying him with a slave, who would do what was required, and attend upon him in three days' time. And as a pledge of his truth the King had sent the letter then presented. On tearing open the cover, Silvio read--his Death Warrant. CHAPTER XXXII. It was just a month since Silvio had left Amaranth, and not a line had she received to tell her where or how he was. What could be the cause of his silence? It could not be neglect. No. Besides, the business that took him from home must have required his personal attention, or he would never have left her; and she knew it was very important, for he wouldn't stay even to tell her the nature of it. Tet it was strange that she had never heard from him. But she was certain he could not be in danger, or he would have sent for the magic dress. He had never been absent so long before, and his kindness had so spoilt her, that she feared it had made her selfish and loth to part with him. Azuria, too, was always reminding her of his absence; and she had told the little thing so often that her father would be back to-morrow, that the child scarcely believed her now. Moreover, Silvio had gone at such an awkward time; just as they were settling by what means they could regain her royal father's love. But, thank goodness! he could not be long away now The Queen's musings were interrupted by the entrance of an attendant, who informed her that a messenger from ...

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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. 1847. Excerpt: ... Had he not saved the old King's life, and could the old King, in return, be so greedy to have his? Immediately after sunset a ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:January 19, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217080243

ISBN - 13:9780217080248

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