The Illustrious Servant Maid. the Deceitful Marriage. the Conversation of Two Dogs of the Hospital of the Resurrection at Valladolid, Called the Dogs of Mahudez. the History of Ruis Dias, and Quixaire, the Princess of the Moluccas. the

The Illustrious Servant Maid. the Deceitful Marriage. the Conversation of Two Dogs of the Hospital of the Resurrection at Valladolid, Called the Dogs of Mahudez. the History of Ruis Dias, and Quixaire, the Princess of the Moluccas. the

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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. 1822 edition. Excerpt: ... passions; act not precipitately; make no engagement that you do not mean to fulfil; no, not even to your father; detest falsehood; and present us with something, I entreat. It is much better to give than to receive; as he who gives, only lends to the Lord, who equally made the rich and the poor. You speak wisely, Pretiosa, said Don Juan; and, I thank you, most sincerely, for your good advice. But, of one thing, I have to complain; you have repeated your charge, of doubting my sincerity; you believe me, to be a deceiver. Iscorn to be a deceiver, and I hold falsehood in utter abhorrence. I think it debasing to all men; and, particularly to allwho presume on character, and pretend to the rank of gentlemen in society. Believe me, little gipsy, I will faithfully fulfil, in the city, and in every part of the world, every thing which I have ever promised in the fields. Promise us then, returned Pretiosa, to make us some present. Really I cannot, said the young man; but, my father, who is here, will make you a present for me. I gave to some ladies this morning, all that I possessed; and it is impossible to bestow, what we do not possess. May I die, exclaimed Christine, who with the other two gipsy girls had withdrawn into a corner of the room, for the sake of chattering without being heard. May I die, if this be not the very knight, who presented. us this morning with three rials; but do not let us mention it, unless he speaks of it first, as possibly it may be fraught with some mystery. At first, I doubted whether my conjecture was well founded; but, now, all doubt is removed; as indisputably it was about us they were speaking, when aside in the valley. I differ with you, said one of the gipsies; he said, that he had given his money to ladies, ..show more

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