Masonic Voice Review Volume 9

Masonic Voice Review Volume 9

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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. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ...did not caretoif of a higher and holier flight. "I had passed through two very narrow, dirty streets, and urer about to.nl come to a sharp angle, where the words Rue des vieux Coquins, tine' it must lie -( were written up in bold and legible characters. Indeed, thought ittine for ever, ami to myself, this must be a strange neighborhood, --the street the visions ofi rascals;--but I had nothing of any value with me, and not being of a very nervous temperament, I turned the corner, . L and walked leisurely along the Rue des vieux Coquins. ed to remain rpQ;U(j e from the nature of the trade, which seemed to thrive with the greatest vigor in this strange locality, the inhabitants were principally of the Hebrew faith; and the strongly marked lineaments of the few dirty faces that presented them Cremona; and I was just going to turn out of the Vieux Coquins, when my attention was arrested by observing, in one of the miscellaneous depots which I have mentioned, a number of violins and other musical instruments, disposed for sale. An elderly man, with a remarkably fine beard, a red Turkish cap, and a decidedly handsome set of features, was standing at the door, as though he were on the look-out for customers. I saluted him, and asked him if he were the proprietor of the shop, on which he begged me to enter, and demanded in what way he could serve me. "I told him briefly what I wanted, described my violin to him, and asked him if he were disposed to deal. A discussion then took place as to the value of my instrument; and I was proposing to bring it to my Hebrew friend for inspection, when our conversation was interrupted by the entrance of a welldressed middle-aged man, apparently well known to the Jew, who soon left me in...show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236545826
  • 9781236545824