Les Aventures de Telemaque, Fils D'Ulysse

Les Aventures de Telemaque, Fils D'Ulysse

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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. 1784 edition. Excerpt: ...le mont Ida n'etoit plus a nos yeux que comme une colline: tous les rivages difparoifloient. Les cotes du Peloponefe iembloient s'avancer dans la mer pour venir au-devant de nous. Tout-a-coup une noire tempete enveloppa le ciel, & irrita toutes les ondes de la mer.' Le jour fe changea en nuit, & la mort fe prefenta a nous. O Neptune, c'eft vous qui exciiates par votre ftiperbe trident toutes les eaux de votre em-fite! V'iuus, pour fe venger de ce que nous l'avions-v meprifee was never to fee again The Gods are jufl, faid he i they are witneffes to a friendship which is founded only on virtue: they will one day bring us together again, and the happy fields, where it is faid the juft enjoy an eternal peace after death, shall fee our fouls meet each other again, never to be parted more. could my ashes alio but be collected with yours!-As he fpoke thefe words, he shed torrents of tears, ' and fighs choaked his voice. We wept not lefs than Hazael; he attended us to the ship. As for Ariftodemus, he faid, You have made me a king i remember the dangerous fiuation in which you have placed me; btfeech the Gods.to infpire me with true wifdom, and that I may as much exceed other men in moderation as I exceed them in power. As for me, I befeech them to conduct you happily 10 your own country, to barfle the infolence of youe enemies, and to grant that you may fee Ulyffes reigning there in peace with his dear Penelope. I prefenc you, Telemachus, with a good ship, well provided with rowers and foldiers; they may be ufc.fu! to yon againft the tmjuft perfecutors of your mother. Mentor, your wifdom, which needs nothing, leave me nothing to defire for you, Depart, and may you tive...show more

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  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 272g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236938593
  • 9781236938596