The Tower Maiden (Classic Reprint)

The Tower Maiden (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Tower Maiden Across the fourth side of the square stood a church that seemed, like the houses at its foot, heedless of dull today and of the slow traffic of the market-place, and busy with old memories; starkly plain, yet overloaded here and there with a profusion of barbaric orna ment, without repose or symmetry, it drove the mind rather to thoughts of wars and tumults than of piety: it stood above the town more like an aged warrior dozing in his armour than a ministering priest. The high tower that reared its naked shaft at one end was crowned with a metal cupola, green, curved, and dinted, like a bronze helmet that had rung in many an ancient battlefield. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243311508
  • 9780243311507