The History of Don-Quichote; The First Parte

The History of Don-Quichote; The First Parte

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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. 1617 edition. Excerpt: ...house: the recountingwhereos so par-ticularly, hath not beene done for osientation, nor to giue you to vnderstand thatlam rich, but to the end you may note how much, without mine owne fault, haue I salne from tharhappy (late l haue said, vnto 'the ynhappy plight into which I am now reduced. The Hifiorie there-fore is this, that passing my lise in so many cccupations, and that with such recollection as might bee compared to a religious liFe, vnseene as I thought by any other person then those osour house: for when Iwent to Masse, it was commonly so early, and so accompanied by my Mother and other Mayd-seruants; and I my selse so couerd and watchsull, as mine eyes did scarce see the earth whereon I troad: and yet notwithstanding those of loue, or as I may better terme them, os Idlenesse, to which Lincc: Eyes may not bee compared, did represent mee to Dan Fcrdinnndaffi-affection and care 5 for this is the name os the Dukes I 38; 334 i T he Hifloric of Dan-flgixotc. L r s. 4. Dultes younger sonne', of whom I spakev-besore. Scarcc, had she named Dan Ferdinandgwheny Cardenio changed colour, and began to swcate with such alteration osbodie-e and countenance, as the Curate and Barber which be-held ig-seared that the accident of srenzie did assault him, which was wont(as they had heard)to possesse him at times. But Cardenio did nothingelse then sweat, and stood still beholding now and then the countrey gyrle, imagining straight what shee was, who without taking notice of his alteration, followed on her discourse in this manner: And scarce had hee seene mee, when ( asvhec himselfe after conisiest) hee abode greatly surprized by my loue, as his actions did after giue euident demonstration. But to conclude soone the relation of those missortunes which...show more

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  • Paperback | 202 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236837207
  • 9781236837202