Tales of the Crusaders: The talisman

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Archibald Constable and Company Edinburgh; and Hurst, Robinson, and Company London., 1825 - 368 páginas

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Página 235 - ... companion of our pleasures and our toils, hath invested him with a nature noble and incapable of deceit. He forgets neither friend nor foe — remembers, and with accuracy, both benefit and injury. He hath a share of man's intelligence, but no share of man's falsehood. You may bribe a soldier to slay a man with his sword, or a witness to take life by false accusation ; but you cannot make a hound tear his benefactor — he is the friend of man, save when man justly incurs his enmity.
Página 157 - Alarum'd by his sentinel, the wolf, Whose howl's his watch, thus with his stealthy pace. With Tarquin's ravishing strides, towards his design Moves like a ghost.
Página 305 - seen this brand flaming in the front of battle, like that of Azrael, I had scarce believed that human arm could wield it. Might I request to see the Melech Ric strike one blow with it in peace, and in pure trial of strength ?
Página 39 - though the rough-footed knaves be our enemies in Cumberland, in Palestine one almost considers them as brethren.

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