PETER ABELARD. A NOVEL BY HELEN WADDELL. DRAWINGS BY LASZLO MATULAY. Contents include: BOOK I THE CLOISTER OF NOTRE DAME BOOK II BRITTANY 101 BOOK III PARIS 161 BOOK IV THE PARACLETE 221 BOOK I THE CLOISTER OF NOTRE DAME June 1116 May 1117 CHAPTER I Temps sen va, Et rien nai fait . . . ABELARD raised his head. It was a pleasant voice, though a little drunken, and the words came clearly enough, a trifle blurred about the con sonants, to the high window of the Maison du Poirier. The window was open, for the June night was hot, and there were few noises after ten oclock in the Place du Parvis Notre Dame. Time goes by, And naught do I. Time comes again, . . . Et ne fais rien Abelards smile broadened. I am very sure, my friend, said he, that you do not. But at any rate he had found a good tune. The listeners ear was quick. He began not ing it on the margin of his manuscript, while his brain busied itself fitting Latin words to the original a pity to waste so good a tune and so profound a se
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Book Description London, Constable and Company Ltd., 1987., 1987. 13.5cm x 21.5cm. 211 pages. Original softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. The story of Abelard and Heloise is an eight hundred year old love story from twelfth century France. Abelard was the most renowned scholar of his time in Europe when he fell in love with Heloise, a seventeen year old girl he had been invited to tutor. Helen Waddell's retelling of this classic story was reprinted nine times in the first year of its publication, 1933. This paperback edition appeared in 1987. Bookseller Inventory # 90304AB