The Crown Lost and Restored (Classic Reprint)

The Crown Lost and Restored (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Crown Lost and Restored Had he stood in his original uprightness he would have lived forever in perpetual youth and robust manliness. As it was, it took a long time to reduce the life Of man to its present term: the first generations lived for nearly a thousand years, in wanton strength, braving the Almighty in their fierce incontinence, and wasting their powers in lavish lust. There were giants in the earth in those days, men Of stalwart frame and impetuous passions, who filled the world with tumult and transgression, grim and gory Goliaths, great in crime, robust witnesses Of the fearfulness of the fall. Sin interrupted the health and broke the vigor of the body. Pain, disease, languor, feebleness, thenceforward were its heritage. Wearing toil and trouble were to be the costly price Of success. The curse came upon the body. 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 | 334 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 449g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243218796
  • 9780243218790