Title: Les Aventures de Telemaque, En Fr. Et En ...
Publisher: General Books
Book Condition: New
Book Type: Paperback
Paperback. 140 pages. Dimensions: 9.8in. x 7.3in. x 0.4in.Ce livre historique peut avoir de nombreuses fautes de frappe, le texte manquant, des images ou des index. Les acheteurs peuvent tlcharger une copie gratuite scanne du livre original (sans fautes de frappe) de lditeur. Non illustr. 1806 Extrait: . . . My hands trembling with horror could not deny him this cruel office; for his life was so racked with tortures, that it was no longer a gift or the Gods: I was moreover apprehensive that the violence of bis pangs should transport him to act something unworthy of the virtue which had astonished the universe. Perceiving the flames begin to catch the pyre, Now, cried he, my dear Philoctetes, I am convinced of the sincerity of your friendship; for you love my honour more than my life. May the Gods reward you for it! I bequeath you what I have of the most valuable in the world, these arrows dipped in the blood of the Lernasan hydra. You know that their wounds are incurable; they will render you as invincible as I have been, and no mortal will dare to contend with you. Remember that I die your faithful friend, and never forget how dear you have been to me. And if you are really touched with my sufferings, you will afibrd me the last consolation in your power, a promise never to discover to any mortal either my death, or the place where you conceal my ashes. Alas! I promised, nay I swore it as I bedewed his pyre with my tears. A beam of gladness darted from his eyes; but he was suddenly involved in curling flames, which stifled bis voice, and almost snatched him from my sight. However, I beheld him again through the fire with a countenance as serene as if it had been crowned with flowers, perfumed and encircled by his friends, amidst the merriments of a sumptuous banquet. Soon did the fire consume all his earthly and mortal part; soon was there nothing leflof what he had received from his mother Alcmena at his birth: but he preserved by Jupiters decree that subtil and immortal substance, that celestial flame, the tnie. . . This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781150268144
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