A Legend of Reading Abbey

A Legend of Reading Abbey

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"[...]and sharp words; yet let me see its face, good Philip, for I hear 'tis a Christian child, and a lovely ..." Hereupon we took the basket into Humphrey's cell by the gate, where a light was burning; and the janitor having peered in its face, vowed, as others had done, that he had not seen so fair a babe. "'Tis nine months old, at the very least," said he; "and ye may tell by its shrill piping that 'tis a strong and healthy child. Mayhap it cries for hunger;" and at this timeous thought the old janitor brought forth a little milk and honey and gave it to the babe, who partook thereof, and then smiled and dropped fast asleep. We took the shortest path across the King's Mead to Caversham bridge.[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507509723
  • 9781507509722