The International Library Of Famous Literature (volume 10); Selections From The World's Great Writers, Ancient, Mediaeval, And Modern, With by Richard GarnettThe International Library Of Famous Literature (volume 10); Selections From The World's Great Writers, Ancient, Mediaeval, And Modern, With by Richard Garnett

The International Library Of Famous Literature (volume 10); Selections From The World's Great…

byRichard Garnett

Paperback | October 12, 2012

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...a court of justice; besides, thoughts are not punished. Did you not think what I said? And you, Monsieur de Condorcet, would you not have liked to let me taste the poison in your ring, iu the name of your beloved mistress, science? " " Indeed," said Monsieur de Launay, laughing. " I confess you are right; it was folly, but that folly did pass through my mind just before you accused me." " And I," said Monsieur de Condorcet, " will not be less candid. I did think that if you tasted the contents of my ring, I would not give much for your life." A cry of admiration burst from the rest of the party; these avowals confirming not the immortality, but the penetration, of Count Cagliostro. " You see," said Cagliostro, quietly, " that I divined these dangers; well, it is the same with other things. The experience of a long life reveals to me at a glance much of the past and of the future of those whom I meet. My capabilities in this way extend even to animals and inanimate objects. If I get into a carriage, I can tell from the look of the horses if they are likely to run away, and from that of the coachman if he will overturn me. If I go on board ship, I can see if the captain is ignorant or obstinate, and consequently likely to endanger me. I should then leave the coachman or captain, escape from those horses or that ship. I do not deny chance, I only lessen it, and instead of incurring a hundred chances, like the rest of the world, I prevent ninety-nine of them, and endeavor to guard against the hundredth. This is the good of having lived three thousand years." " Then," said La Perouse, laughing, amidst the wonder and enthusiasm created by this speech of Cagliostro's, " you should come with me when I embark to make the tour of the world; you...
Title:The International Library Of Famous Literature (volume 10); Selections From The World's Great…Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.41 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217352030

ISBN - 13:9780217352031

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