The Cities of the Sun; Stories of Ancient America Founded on Historical Incidents in the Book of Mormon

The Cities of the Sun; Stories of Ancient America Founded on Historical Incidents in the Book of Mormon

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...were clearing the field and throwing the bodies of the unnumbered dead into the river. Dreariness enveloped the general as he threw himself disconsolately down. "A lady to see you, sir," announced the sentry at the door. Moroni started up. Doubtless some heartbroken mother come in search of her son. Was there no end? "Admit her," he ordered curtly. A woman clad in a rough brown cloak entered. She threw back her hood from which her head emerged like a gorgeous poppy. Moroni started toward her. "Zorabel," he exclaimed. "Thank God you are safe!" she withdrew her hand from his compeling grasp to feel the massive armor on his shoulders, to assure herself that he was not hurt. "This is no place for you. How did you come here?" he gently chided. "Since you left I have been in torment. When I heard of a clash of arms on the other side of the river, I jumped on my swiftest steed. See how fast I rode. It shook down all my hair." She showed him her black hair streaming almost to her knees. "When I reached the lines they said you barely escaped death today," her voice broke. "I suppose I should have been killed if it hadn't been for Amalickiah! Your brother saved my life." "Dear Amalickiah! You must tell me." As he recited the incidents of the day she drank in his words with her soul in her eyes. Strange spectacle that, of Zorabel, the charmer. She had recognized Moroni as the coming man and had deliberately set out to fascinate him. But as she entrapped him with her hundred coquetries, she found herself in the toils. The fresh young general had stirred her as no other man ever had and the proud Zorabel was now avowedly the abject slave of love. In her sweet presence...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236518659
  • 9781236518651