Eildon Grange

Eildon Grange

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...mountain air he was soon beyond the danger of any relapse into fever. But he was still weak, and his overtaxed frame seemed likely to droop into a decline unless it were nurtured for a time with great care. S. Ringan, therefore, resolved to convey him to the monastery, where he would receive the care which his weakness needed. Bringing Phadraic there would also serve another purpose; the daily association with the brothers of the house, and the daily round of the services of the Church would complete that instruction in the doctrines of the faith which S. Ringan had begun in him, or rather resumed after so long an interval. which hung there, and seemed to make a great effort to recall some half-forgotten knowledge of it. At last, he said that he recollected using the shield in war 500 years before, when his soul inhabited the body of one who was called Euphorbus, the son of Panthous. The disciples took down the shield, and on examining it found a half-erased inscription saying that it was a shield dedicated by Euphorbus, son of Panthous, five hundred years ago. THE MAN OF FATE. "Though Fortune's sport while yet a child, Though hunted after in the wild. Though bound a serf with iron chain, Though dragged to slavery back again;--That Power whose dictates swell my breast Hath blest thee, and thou shall be blest." STRANGE greeting awaited Pha-draic on his first entrance to the monastery. S. Ringan's own sure-footed mule had been sent for and brought to the farmhouse. A pack-saddle had been placed on her, and Phadraic seated in it, with support, if his strength failed him, from two monks walking on each side. In this order they had reached the monastery; had caused the patient to dismount; and had entered the great hall. This hall...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236842685
  • 9781236842688