The Improvement Era Volume 14

The Improvement Era Volume 14

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ... a whole nation quail before these bloodthirsty barbarians?" exclaimed Ahah passionately. Remembering that it was whispered that Seantum himself, like many of the ofiicials, was helpless against the banditti, she asked suddenly, "Seantum, why don't you lead an army against them?" "Impossible!" returned the effeminate youth. "Perhaps our friend, the husky Lamanite, will undertake the task," he added sneeringly. "They say that Tubaloth's young men are deserting the army to join the robbers. The king has sworn vengeance against them." "When did the Nephites have to call upon their ancient enemies for help?" interposed Miriam haughtily. The meal was finished and despite the fuming of Seantum and the open displeasure of her mother, Ahab excused herself on the plea of illness and fled to her room. Although the se'_rvants came up and lighted the torches, the light had gone out for the three that remained. III.--The Rage of Ahah.--Hagoth's Departure. Ahab threw herself in the hammock on the balcony that her apartment opened on. She was shaken with rage. but the more violent the passion, the sooner does it consume itself. Destruction would have descended on the head of Hagoth had he appeared at that moment; as it was, her anger had just three hours to cool. The stars hung low in the tropic heavens; a nearby field was lllumined uith the phosphorescent glow of flitting firelight; below a tree broke into a galaxy of white stars. As she clenched her small hands until the nails cut the palms, Ahah was not in a mood to contemplate scenery. "Flirting with a Lamanite frump, indeed! How do I know that Hagoth has not a dozen Indian loves among his own...show more

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  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 386g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236988175
  • 9781236988171