Jurgen a Comedy of Justice

Cabell, James Branch

Published by Peter Smith Pub Inc, 1990
ISBN 10: 0844655619 / ISBN 13: 9780844655611
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Synopsis: General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1919 Original Publisher: R. McBride Subjects: Middle Ages Fiction / Fantasy / General Fiction / Fantasy / Epic Fiction / Fantasy / Historical Fiction / Historical History / Medieval Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: Why Jurgen Did the Manly Thing IT is a tale which they narrate in Poictesme, saying: In the old days lived a pawnbroker named Jurgen; but what his wife called him was very often much worse than that . She was a high-spirited woman, with no especial gift for silence. Her name, they say, was Adelais, but people by ordinary called her Dame Lisa. They tell, also, that in the old days, after putting up the shop-windows for the night, Jurgen was passing the Cistercian Abbey, on his way home: and one of the monks had tripped over a stone in the roadway. He was cursing the devil who had placed it there. "Fie, brother!" says Jurgen, "and have not the devils enough to bear as it is ?" "I never held with Origen," replied the monk; "and besides, it hurt my great-toe confoundedly." "None the less," observes Jurgen, "it does not behoove God-fearing persons to speak with disrespect of the divinely appointed Prince of Darkness. To your further confusion, consider this monarch's industry! day and night you may detect him toiling at the task Heaven set him. That is a thing can be said of few communicants and of no monks. Think, too, of his fine artistry, as evidenced in all the perilous and lovely snares of this world, which it is your business to combat, and mine to lendmoney upon. Why, but for him we would both be voca- tionless! Then, too, consider his philanthropy! and deliberate how insufferable would be our case if you and I, and ...

About the Author: Cabell is best known for his tales of the imaginary land of Poictesme, where chivalry and galantry live on.

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Title: Jurgen a Comedy of Justice
Publisher: Peter Smith Pub Inc
Publication Date: 1990
Book Condition: Good

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