The Story of Tristan and Iseult Volume 2, No. 1

The Story of Tristan and Iseult Volume 2, No. 1

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...Now, dear friends, I commend ye all to God; go your way and set me afloat; I must throw myself on God's grace. 'Tis time ye save life and limb by flight, for it draweth near to morning." So with many tears and lamentations they set him afloat on the wild sea; never was there a sadder parting! He who has won and lost a faithful friend will know how deep was Kurwenal's sorrow; yet, though his heart was heavy, he must needs sail homeward even as his lord bade him. And Tristan was left all alone, floating hither and thither till the morning light; and when the day broke and the men of Dublin saw the rudderless boat tossing on the waves they bid men put out from the haven and see what it might be. When they drew near there was no man to be seen, but from the boat came the sound of harping and the sweetest singing they had ever heard, and they rested on their oars to hearken. Yet, sweet as the song was, Tristan's heart was not in it, but he sang as a martyr, out of his sorrow and. sufl'ering. When the music stayed the ship drew nearer, and the men caught hold of the little boat, and looked, and saw him lying therein, ill clad and worn with sickness, and marvelled much that he could make such sweet music; and they greeted him kindly, and prayed him to tell them who he was and how he came thither. How he Then Tristan said: "I was a minstrel, =,5centsi811centsd and well skilled in all kinds of music, and I him to--; ammsml in such Jests and sport as are the manner 3 of courts, and thereby I won much money, and having much desired yet more. Sol turned my thoughts to merchandise--which thing has undcnc me. For I took a comrade, a rich mer-han," and we two; loaded a bark in Spain and would sail to; Britshow more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236763904
  • 9781236763907