The Indicator and the Companion; A Miscellany for the Fields and Fire-Side Volume 2

The Indicator and the Companion; A Miscellany for the Fields and Fire-Side Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1835 edition. Excerpt: ...will cast the mountain upon us." Orlando quieted his horse Rondel, and then sat down to a meal; after which he said, " Abbot, I must go and return the present that has been made to my horse." The Abbot with great tenderness endeavoured to dissuade him, but in vain; upon which he crossed him on the forehead, and said, " Go then, and the blessing of God be with you." Orlando scaled the mountain, and came where Passamonte was, who seeing him alone, measured him with his eyes and asked him if he would stay with him for a page, promising to make him comfortable. "Stupid Saracen," said Orlando, " I come to you, according to the will of God, to be your death, and not your foot-boy. You have displeased his servants here, and are no longer to be endured, dog that you are." Non puo pii eomportarti, can mastino. The giant, finding himself thus insulted, ran in a fury to arm him, and returning to Orlando, slung at him a large stone, which struck him on the head with such force, as not only made his helmet ring again, but felled him to the earth Passamonte thought he was dead. "What," said he, retiring to disarm himself, "could have brought that paltry fellow here?" But Christ never forsakes his followers. While the giant went to disarm himself, Orlando recovered, and cried aloud, "Giant, where are you going? Do you think that you have killed me? Turn back, for unless you have wings, you shall not escape me, dog of a renegade." The giant greatly marvelling, turned back, and stooping to pick up a stone, Orlando, who had Cortana naked in his hand, cleft his skull; and cursing Mahomet, the giant tumbled, dying and blaspheming, to the ground. Blaspheming fell the sour-hearted and more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236628306
  • 9781236628305