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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. 1899 Excerpt: ...of Arbaces still more impressively that night, from the quiet and friendly tone of dignified condescension which the Egyptian assumed,--" thou, at least, mayst arrogate that boast. Thou hast had countless wealth, a frame on whose close-woven fibres disease can find no space to enter, prosperous love, inexhaustible pleasure and, even at this hour, triumphant revenge. "Thou alludest to the Athenian. Ay, to-morrow's sun the fiat of his death will go forth. The senate does not relent. But thou mistakest: his death gives me no other grati-, fication than that it releases me from a rival in the affections of lone. I entertain no other sentiment of animosity against that unfortunate homicide." "Homicide!" repeated Calenus, slowly and meaningly; and, halting as he spoke, he fixed his eyes upon Arbaces. The stars shone pale and steadily on the proud face of their prophet, but they betrayed there no change; the eyes of Calenus fell disappointed and abashed. He continued rapidly: "Homicide! it is well to charge him with that crime; but thou, of all men, knowest that he is innocent." "Explain thyself," said Arbaces, coldly, for he had prepared himself for the hint his secret fears had foretold. "Arbaces," answered Calenus, sinking his voice into a whisper, "I was in the sacred grove, sheltered by the chapel and the surrounding foliage. I overheard, I marked the whole. I saw thy weapon pierce the heart of Apacides. I blame not the deed; it destroyed a foe and an apostate." "Thou sawest the whole!" said Arbaces, dryly; "so I imagined: thou wert alone?" "Alone!" returned Calenus, surprised at the Egyptian's calmness. "And wherefore wert thou hid behind the chapel at that ho...
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Book Description Van Nostrand Reinhold. Hardcover. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, thatâ€™ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Seller Inventory # 2803732426
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Book Description Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1979. Hardcover. Condition: VG. Dust Jacket Condition: VG-. First Edition. Chips/tears in the DJ edges/corners; otherwise a clean, tight copy ; 9.30 X 6.70 X 1.80 inches; 522 pages. Seller Inventory # 29823
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