The Life and Exploits of the Ingenious Gentlemen Don Quixote de La Mancha Volume 2

The Life and Exploits of the Ingenious Gentlemen Don Quixote de La Mancha 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. 1747 edition. Excerpt: ...priest, addressing himself to the inn-keeper's daughter. I do not know, indeed, Sir, answered the girl: I listen too; and truly though I do not understand it, I take some pleasure in hearing it: but I have no relish for those blows and stashes, which please xay father so much; what I chiefly like, is, the complaints the knights make when they are absent from their mistresses; and really, sometimes, they make me weep, out of the pity I have for them. You would soon afford them relief, young gentlewoman, said Dorothea, if they wept for you. I do not know what I should do, answered the girl; only I know, that several of those ladies are To cruel, that their knights call them tigers, and lions, and a thousand other ugly names. And. Jesu! I cannot imagine what kind of folks they be, who are so hard-hearted and unconscionable, that, rather than bestow a kind look on an honest gentleman, they will let him die, or run mad. And, for my part, I cannot see why all this coyness: if it is out of honesty, let them marry them; for that is what the gentlemen would be at. Hold your tongue, hussey, said the hostess: methinks, you know a great deal of these matters; and it does not become young maidens to know, or talk, so much. When this gentleman afleed me a civil question, replied the girl, I could do no less, sure, than answer him. It is mighty well, saidhe priest; pray, landlord, bring me those books, for I have a mind to fee them. With all my heart, answered the host, and, going into his chamber, he brought out a little old cloak-bag, with a padlock and chain to it, and opening it he took out three large volumes, and some manuscript papers written in a very fair character. The sirst book he opened he found to be Don Cirongilio of Thrace, the next Felixmarte...show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 209g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236598369
  • 9781236598363