Ariadne

Ariadne : The Story of a Dream (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Ariadne The Story of a Dream If this wall were mine, I should throw it down for their sakes, I said to Hilarion; though, to be sure, by the time it came down, every poor helianthus would each be dead with frost. Would you sacrifice my peaches for those weeds Crispin, you should have been born a poet. You are improvident enough for one. Taste those peaches. That one is the Magdelaine Blanche, and that yonder is the Pucelle de Malines. Are you learned in fruit I am when I am in France. But here, you have no great gardening. Everything grows too easily. Your husbandry is like your brains! Will you hear the boy play said Hilarion, stretching himself at ease, amongst the bronze foliage of the magnolia boughs. The boy played, and beautifully. Hilarion listened with closed eyes. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 392 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 21mm | 522g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243230494
  • 9780243230495