Cours Gradue de Langue Anglaise

Cours Gradue de Langue Anglaise

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ...son; but what was his surprise on finding two children resembling each other so much, that he could not distinguish his own! He called the servants, and finding them equally embarrassed, he gave way to his rage (1), swearing that they should be all discharged (2), and severely punished. The king, his father, arrived at the same instant, and hearing the complaints of the prince, he said, smilingly to him, How is it possible you should mistake and not recognise your own child? is there any other of such noble blood? can any other child resemble him so as to deceive you? where then isyour natural superiority?--Then taking the infant prince in his arms, he said, This, my son, is your child, but I should not have been able to distinguish him from the other little innocent if precautions had not been taken, by tying a ribbon round his leg: in what then, I ask you again, consists our superiority? It arises only from good conduct and good fortune. The prince blushed, owned he was wrong, l) Gave way to his rage, donna cours a sa coUre. (2) To discharge a servant, renvoyer un domestine. and promised to entertain more philanthropic(l) sentiments; but the king fearing he might relapse, took an opportunity of giving him another lesson. A short time after, the prince being indisposed, the doctor advised him to bebkd (2), and having to bleed one of the pages on the same day, the king ordered the blood to be preserved in separate bowls (3). A few hours after, when his son was with him, the king sent for the doctor, and having ordered the two bowls to be brought, desired him to examine the blood, and tell him which was the purest. The doctor, pointing to one of the bowls, said, That is far more pure tffan the other.--That blood, said the king to his son,
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  • Paperback | 56 pages
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
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  • 9781236844194