The Family Picture; Or, Domestic Dialogues on Amiable and Interesting Subjects; Illustrated by Histories, Allegories, Tales, Fables, Anecdotes, &C. Intended to Strengthen and Inform the Mind Volume 1-2

The Family Picture; Or, Domestic Dialogues on Amiable and Interesting Subjects; Illustrated by Histories, Allegories, Tales, Fables, Anecdotes, &C. Intended to Strengthen and Inform the Mind Volume 1-2

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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. 1783 edition. Excerpt: ...must be there in person: He beheld this implacable' enemy, who, bearing down all that opposed him, had already got footing on the counterscarg, and was preparing to ' ' force force his way to the rampart. Urged by despair, or hoping to retrieve all by single combat, he cut his way up to the Prince, and challenged him. Zen-their arms, and implored the clemency of the con-through it, he returned to Teran towards the end of.-' exploits, the Teranites scarce remembered that hisrival, Korem, had an army under his command; _ and yet he had laboured indefatigably towards theu ' kingdoms of Balk and Teran. As pledges of his, the war, and making Akebar the cause of all the in the enemy's towns, to mix in company with the robust and docible in that part of the kingdom which had been affigned him for making levies, he began his march. The punctuality with which he paid for What he required, soon made his camp abound with _all kinds of provisions; the peasants flocked to him with every thing they could spare; and, thinking themselves happy in a war, that inriched without exposing them to any danger; love and gratitude attached them to the General, to whom they were indebted for this surprising scene. So much caution and moderation gave Akebar leisure to assemblc his forces: He was already on the frontiers, with a prodigious army, not doubting in the least that he should crush Korem; but he little, knew what sort of an enemy he had to deal with. This Prince, being charged to preserve the Teranites from oppreffion, contented himself with protecting them. Ever upon the wing with his little army, which he even frequently divided into flying parties, he applied himself to keeping Akebar in con-tinual on a general engagement, but not to avoid any, other...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236987616
  • 9781236987617