The Natchez; An Indian Tale Volume 3

The Natchez; An Indian Tale Volume 3

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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. 1827 edition. Excerpt: ...recalled to her memory both swcct and bitter recollections. It was there that She dwelt with Outougamiz when Rene came to visit her; it was through the half-opened door of that hut that she saw the strange! among the thicket of azalea. How her heart had throbbed when the white warrior Seam! himself by her side! With what deligllthfld she prepared the feast of the vow of friendship! Vanished were now those days that had produced an affection so tender! Sweet enchantments of the heart, hopes of a hall' piness eternal and immeasurable, what were 3'6 become? Cabin, that didst protect the youth of Outougarniz and Celuta, hast thou too changed like thy masters? hast tho" grown older like them? Yes, that cabin is no longer the same! 10I1g uninhabited, it was empty and Wiihoui its tutelary genii: little birds built their nests there, and the grass grew around it. Encircled by assassins, abandoned by her friends, given up defenceless to the impure love of the guardian of the Sun, and overwhelmed with the misfortunes and the indifference of Rene, Celuta wished only for a grave, where she might for ever repose. As she quitted the hut, where she had found no one, she perceived Adario, who was walking slowly, supported on the arm of Outougamiz: and she was struck with terror to see that Mila was not with them. The old man was bowed down to the earth: the weight of paternal grief had at last bent his inflexible forehead: Adario was now but a dead man, permitted for a few days to remain among the living, to revenge himself. Celuta advanced towards him. " Art thou here my daughter," said he, in a voice full of unwonted mildness, " I was going to.thy hut; but since we are near thy brother's dwell ing, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236973402
  • 9781236973405