The Life and Exploits of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de La Manche,4

The Life and Exploits of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de La Manche,4

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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. 1788 edition. Excerpt: ...and vanished into.smoke and a shadow. Who being in bed the seventh night of the days oshis government, not satiated with bread nor wine, but with fitting issn judgment, deciding causes, and making statutes and proclamations; and fleep, maugre and in despite os hunger, beginning to close his eye-lids; he heard so great a noise of bells and voices, that he verily thought the whole ifland had been sinking. He sat up in his bed, and listened attentively, to see if he could guess at the cause of so great an uproar. But so sar was he from gueffing, that, the din of an insinite number ostrumpets and drums joining the noise os the bells and voices, he was in greater consusion, and in more sear and dread than at first. And, getting upon his seet, he put on flippers, because of the dampness of the stoor; _ and, without putting on his night-gown, or any thing like it, he went out at his chamber-door, and instantly perceived more than twenty persons coming along a gallery, with lighted torches in their hands, and their swords drawn, all crying aloud: " Arm, arm, my lord governor, arm; for an insinite number of enemies are entered the ifland, and we are undone, isyour conduct and valour do not succour us." With this noise and uproa-r, they came where Sancho stood, astonished and stupified with what he heard and saw. And when they were come up to him, one osthem said, " Arm yourself strait my lord, unless you would be ruihed, and the whole istand with you." ' What have I to do with arming, replied Sancho, who know nothing of arms or succours? It were better to leave these matters to my master Don (lqixot-e, who will dispatch them and secure us in a triee; sor, as I am a sinner to God, I understand nothing at all of these...show more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236783891
  • 9781236783899