The Wonder-Book of Horses (Classic Reprint)

The Wonder-Book of Horses (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Wonder-Book of Horses The old charioteer always slept soundly in the morning, and seldom awoke until he heard his young sister, the maiden whom men call Aurora, rapping at the door of his bedroom, and making her voice echo through the halls of the Dawn. Up, up, brother Helios! She would cry. It is time for you to begin your journey again. Up, and delight the world once more with your shin ing morning face and your life-giving presence! Then Helios would hasten to the meadows where his steeds were feeding, and would call them each by name: Come hither, beautiful creatures! Hasten, for Aurora calleth. E65, thou glowing one! Ethon, thou of the burning name! Bronte, thou thunderer! Sterope, thou swifter than light ning! Come quickly! About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com 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 works.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 358g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243325835
  • 9780243325832