Julamerk; Or, the Converted Jewess, by the Author of 'Naomi'

Julamerk; Or, the Converted Jewess, by the Author of 'Naomi'

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...was not there; and the joy of that discovery brought such a glow to Zoraide's cheek, and such a bright smile to her countenance, as dispelled all appearance of dejection and weakness. Her beauty was truly striking in that moment of joy and gratitude; and she soon became aware that she had attracted the fixed attention of the horsemen, and especially of one, whose air and dress bespoke him as their leader. He was a fine-looking man, of middle age, and his arms and accoutrements were extremely rich. The moment he caught Zoraide's eye, he saluted her with the greatest respect, and immediately passed on, making a sign for his attendants to follow him. There was a dignity in Zoraide's look and attitude that instinctively impressed the wild Kooid, and compelled him involuntarily to render to her a homage which he had never before paid to any female. Tahr Aga, for the noble horseman was no other than the Pinianshi chief, rode into the encampment, and dismounted at the tent of Hassan, who came out to receive him with great respect, and much apparent pleasure. His arrival was not unexpected by the subordinate chief, for he had privately informed the Aga of Zoraide's residence in his camp, and had requested him to take an early opportunity of seeing the beautiful Jewess, and judging for himself whether she was worthy to succeed the late mistress of his family. The object of Hassan in this invitation was to induce the Aga to offer such a large sum for the captive maid as might reconcile Achmet to abandoning his bloody purposes of revenge, even if the scheme for getting Isaac into his power should fail. Money was Hassan's object, and he knew that this object would be readily gained if his chief should take a fancy to establish the Jewess in the situation...show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236563220
  • 9781236563224