The Roman Students; Or, On The Wings Of The Morning by Deborah AlcockThe Roman Students; Or, On The Wings Of The Morning by Deborah Alcock

The Roman Students; Or, On The Wings Of The Morning

byDeborah Alcock

Paperback | January 8, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1883. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... "Together we have said one prayer, And sung one vesper strain; My soul is dim with clouds of care, Tell me those words again." EW things could be more enjoyable than a journey through the plains of beautiful Italia, when the summer heats were over, and the vineyards were laden with their rich clusters of purple and amber, or yielding up their treasures to laughing youths and maidens, whose pleasant labour was almost a holiday. Such a journey was that of Theodore and Giulio, and they made it with every advantage that money could procure. They slept at the best inns, where, in those days of intellectual activity, the most distinguished literary society was often to be met; and they could command the services of an adequate guard, whenever they had to pass through a district infested with banditti, although, being both of them active and courageous men, they usually preferred relying upon their own resources. They spent one night at the ancestral home of Campano, and Giulio gave the sorrowing parents a letter with which Eaymond had furnished him, containing their son's last message, and other details of mournful interest. These brought comfort; and warm was the gratitude evinced towards the Jewish physician whose kindness had softened the lot of all the captives in the Castle of St. Angelo, though it had been principally intended for Eaymond. The journey ought to have been a holiday pastime, but to one of the two it was a long agony. Theodore ever afterwards remembered those smiling fields and vineyards as a man might remember the walls of a torture chamber. For his whole life, inward and outward, was being torn up by the roots --roots which were strong and vigorous, which had struck deep and stretched far and wide. The wrench was terrible. The only woman ...
Title:The Roman Students; Or, On The Wings Of The MorningFormat:PaperbackDimensions:58 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217606563

ISBN - 13:9780217606561