The History of the Renowned Don Quixote de La Mancha,2; Being an Accurate, Complete, and Most Entertaining Narrative of the Wonderful Atchievements of That Incomparable Hero and Knight-Errant ...

The History of the Renowned Don Quixote de La Mancha,2; Being an Accurate, Complete, and Most Entertaining Narrative of the Wonderful Atchievements of That Incomparable Hero and Knight-Errant ...

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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. 1774* edition. Excerpt: ... the condition you shall now behold) Jiizuli Thus having spokeri, the afflicted duenna, and those who were with her, lifted up their veils, and discovered' feares with large rough boards, some black, some white, others-red, and some motley. The duke and duchess _ were amazed, Don Qll-XOEC confounded, all 'the specta: tors astonished, and Sancho trembled. The countcls then proceeded with her story. ' MU =--. ' ' Thus were we punished by the revengeful Malam-' bruno, who obscuredthe delicacy of our faces by these' odious bristles: O that he had rather-cut off our' heads with 'his scymitar! for where, alas, can a poor duenna go who has' a beard upon her Chin? O ye, my poor companions! O ye-forlorn-and miserable' duennas! in an haplelctsl hour were we engendered, and zbzsotzght into this wicked world)-'-The countess then 'affected to fall into a' swoon. ctLBut' as soon as shesithoughflproper to recover front-Wit, Don' Qzixote assured her hewas entirely at her command; and begged; to be immediately directed by-her in the' service of herself and the other duennas, O most va-' i ' I h P fl' 'ann liant knight!' replied-the icountess, " worthy!-gene-' ' rous! and great! since you so voluntarily and nobly ' offer to assist us, know that if you go from hence by land to the kingdom of Candaya, you must travel five thousand leagues-, but if you go in a direct line through theair, the distance is only three thousand two huno' dred and twenty-seven.-You also are to know, Mai ' f lambruno a 'a 'A a, r..._____ _ _ o-__ _ ____, _____.%___._-_-1__.4.J DON! 'QULXOJTE 29: Vsiiambruno informed-me that whenever-fortune should ' direct me to the 'knight appointed to effect our deli verance, he would send him a steed that should be far ' supcpior to. any I...show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236919041
  • 9781236919045