Fables Originales

Fables Originales

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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. 1764 edition. Excerpt: ... mes dignes successeurs, ces fagots brillans, ces machines a ressorts, les fats, et les petits-maitres, vos amans me. vengeront de ce traitement qui je recois de vous pour mon silence, en vous faisant impitoyablement perir de l'impertinence de leur babil." into the sentiments of her friends, and to suspect, after all, that Doll was absolutely no more than a real bundle of rags. Instantly, without any fort of remorse, she flings her behind the fire. Nay, she rejoices in the blaze, when suddenly, from the midst of the flames is heard the tender plaintive voice of the half-consumed victim. Barbarian; the just fates will assuredly recompence your ingratitude for the pleasure which I have afforded you: tremble to reflect that my worthy successors, the fops, and beaux, those brilliant gentry upon springs and wires, your admirers, shall soon revenge your cruel punishment of my silence, by talking you to death with their impertinence." V Sperat infejits Le Chardonneret et le Moineau. FABLE L. UN Chardonneret apres avoir subi un aflez long emprisonnement, se vit heureusement elargi par la grace speciale de la Reine Fortune, qui lui avoit ouvert la porte de sa cage. Un Moineau qui le revit dans les bois, perche fur un arbre et s'epanouissant en plein ramage, le felicita fur le recouvrement de fa liberte, au reste, ajouta-t-il, a vous voir, au tems de votre captivite, si gai, si folatre, si fringuant, je n'aurois jamais conclu que votre captivite s'accordat trop mal avec votre temperament." Vous avez raison lui dit le joyeux chantre, ma prison ne prenoit pas trop fur moi; mais je prefere ma liberte. AGoldfinch having been long under confinement, was, by a special act of...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236491521
  • 9781236491527