Waverly Novels Volume 38;  Talisman: Talisman. (v. 38) by Sir Walter Scott

Waverly Novels Volume 38; Talisman: Talisman. (v. 38)

bySir Walter Scott

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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. 1879 Excerpt: ...animal in their arms, they removed him, without much resistance on his part; for though his eyes turned to his master, he was too weak to struggle. "Fare thee well, Eoswal, then," said Sir Kenneth,--" fare thee well, my last and only friend--thou art too noble a possession to be retained by one such as I must in future call myself--I would," he said, as the slaves retired, "that, dying as he is, I could exchange conditions with that noble animal." "It is written," answered the Arabian, although the exclamation had not been addressed to him, "that all creatures are fashioned for the service of man; and the master of the earth speaketh folly when he would exchange, in his impatience, his hopes here and to come, for the servile condition of an inferior being." "A dog who dies in discharging his duty," said the knight, sternly, "is better than a man who survives the desertion of it. Leave me, Hakim; thou hast, on this side of miracle, the most wonderful science which man ever possessed, but the wounds of the spirit are beyond thy power." "Not if the patient will explain his calamity, and be guided by the physician," said Adonbec El Hakim. "Know, then," said Sir Kenneth, "since thou art so importunate, that last night the Banner of England was displayed from this mound--I was its appointed guardian--morning is now breaking--there lies the broken banner-spear--the standard itself is lost--and here sit I a living man!" "How!" said El Hakim, examining him; "thy armour is whole--there is no blood on thy weapons, and report speaks thee one unlikely to return thus from fight.--Thou hast been trained from thy post--ay, trained by the rosy cheek and black e...

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Title:Waverly Novels Volume 38; Talisman: Talisman. (v. 38)Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.27 inPublished:May 16, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021741897X

ISBN - 13:9780217418973

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