Sanpriel; The Promised Land

Sanpriel; The Promised Land

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...I see," he repeated and laughed. " The Bergefrue's wand has come near you." "But everything is changed here," he added. "Everything is different." She glanced up and shook her head. " Yes, here people live what is in their thoughts and in their dreams, that which forms an under. current of song throughout the whole of life. Here they have to be honest with one another." She looked at him in silent wonderment, only half hearing what he said. " Do you see, down there all is closed and dark; but here in the home of the fairies, all is opened up for us. Here the air is warm, and there is shelter from the nor'wester. Here we can wander about again in the old paths. We can tell one another a little of everything--obtain a respite by telling stories as she did, the death-doomed, for her Sultan. " What are you thinking about? Do you know anything that is good to think upon when the nights are long? Why did you come here again? " A tremor passed over her face. Her eyes grew big and tired. " I wanted to find something," she said slowly. " What was it? I do not know. No--I do not know whether I know--I thought, perhaps, it was here--for it was nowhere else." She gazed into space. "Now I know! I wanted to rest." "You shall tell me something else, about the happiness you have found." She shrank back timidly. An uneasy expression came over her face. " Happiness? I do not know what that is. I have forgotten what I thought it was." She covered her face with her hands. "What do you want? You disturb me," she said softly. "That time you dreamed your sun-dream... what was it like? " more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236796500
  • 9781236796509