The History of the Most Ingenious Knight Don Quixote de La Mancha,2

The History of the Most Ingenious Knight Don Quixote de La Mancha,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. 1706 edition. Excerpt: ...on Foot, and fasting, not in Coaches nor on Dromedarieszto seek after you, confidin that in the strength of that Arm, they shall meet with a reme y to their Griefs and Troubles, thanks be to your brave Exploits, which spread over and fly round the habitable Globe. Now could I wish, my Lord, quoth Don Qyixotc, that same blessed Clergy-man were here, who the other Day seem'd so much disgusied at, and discovesd so great a grudge to Knights Errant, that he might now see with his Eyes, whether these Knights are necessary in the World or not. He might, lsay, be made at least sensible that Persons under extraordinary Affiictions, in matters of great moment, and enormous Misfortunes do not go about to seek redress at the Houses of droning scholars or poor Country Sextons, nor Ade dress themselves to your Country Gentlemen that never stir from home, nor to your lazy Courtiers that rather hearken after News which they may tell again, than endeavour to perform Deeds and Exploits, which others ma relate and write for them. No, the redress of Grievances, succouring of Neceflities, Protection of Damsels, Comfort of Widows, and the like, are no where so perfectly to be expected as from you; Knights Errant; of which number that I am, I give Heaven infinite thanks, and shall never repine at any Mi chance may br O O. 4 _ ffl fzl me in the Exercise Jof that Honourable Punction. Let this Man-on then be admitted, and demand what she pleases; foi-refer her Redress to the strength of my and the un-z daunted Resolution of my couragious Heart. 'A Continuation of the famous-Adventure of the 'ct 'F Afflicted illolrozz, " ' si T H E Duke and Dutchess were extreamly pleas'd to see how well Dan Aliment: answerd their Ex ectation. Then Sent/no said, I should b_e...show more

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  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 340g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236763246
  • 9781236763242