The History of the Most Ingenious Knight Don Quixote de La Mancha,1

The History of the Most Ingenious Knight Don Quixote de La Mancha,1

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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. 1706 edition. Excerpt: ... the Harp; for Experience had taught me that Mu. siclt__ composes disotdefd Minds, and makes the labour of the Brain easy. 'This was the Life' I led in my Father's House, hich I have not related so particularly out of Ostentation, I am Rich, but only' to the end you may ob-'serve with how. little Faultof mine, 'l am fallen from that hap Chapss. t.. 1 ' sspy Stateljust mentioffd, to this unhappy Condition Iam now redudd to. Thus I spent my Days amidst so much Business, and as retir'd as if I had been in a Monastety, unseen as _I thought by any but the Servants of the House; for when I went to Mass, it wascommorxly so early, so well attended by my Mo-ther and Maid-Servants, and I my self so closely veil'd and cau-tious, that my Eyes hardly ever saw the Ground I trod on. And yet the Eyes of Love, or as may better term them, of Idlenessstharper than those of Eag'es, got a sight of me thro' the Industry of Don Ferdinand, for that is. the Name of the Duke's younger Son, of whom I s oke just now. Scarce had Cardenio heard her name Dan Ferdinand, when he chang'd Countenance, and began to Swear, being so dis-composfij, that the' Cttrate and Barber fear'd his Fit os Madness was coming on him, as the had heard it used to do at times.. But Cardenio, however, di nothing more than Swear, yet (at 'still gazing earnesicly on the Country Lass, gueffing by this time.who she was. While she without taking any notice of his Di-'ffurbance proceeded in her Discourse, as follows. ' And scarce had he seen me, when (as he himself afterwards gonfest) he tell so paflionately in love with me, as soon disce-', . ' P 3-' vet'd 'l 4 x l, __E'_-__ o 214. if:, Ibc of' Tome I. ver'd it self by his Actions. But not to tire you with a meed 'lesh Relation of every particular...show more

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236826876
  • 9781236826879