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Summary of the Book 'A Day Of Fate':
The King Who Would Be Stronger Than Fate is an Indian fairy tale included by Andrew Lang in The Brown Fairy Book.
Excerpts from the Book 'A Day Of Fate':
... before, and you've been a bit lonely, like myself. Then she led the way hastily out of the barn, saying, Old Plod and I are sworn friends from ... ... who has several other bumps besides that of locality, and Zillah is going to show us the garden of Eden. Is this like the garden of Eden? ... ... supported him to a lounge in the hall, and said, Mr. Yocomb, you were taken ill. You must lie down quietly till the physician comes. He ... ... if there was life a faint color would manifest itself in the finger. I bent over and held my breath in my eager scrutiny. The child's ... ... and how thee found her. She says the last thing she saw was thee on the lawn, and thee was the first thing she saw when she came to, and now ... ... exceedingly strange that I could scarcely lift my hand but my slight movement caused her to look around, and in answer to my gaze of eager ... ... so suddenly. I was feeling superbly that Sunday evening, and then everything became a blank. Mrs. Yocomb, from a fear of disquieting me, won't ... ... If you ever need a friend-but you would not so wrong me as to go to another-I won't be weak and lackadaisical. Don't make any change let this ... ... thy cheeks are as red-why, thee looks like a young girl. Thee knows I'm very much pleased to-night, she said. Does thee remember, Richard, ... ... of fire on my head by bringing me an exquisite collection of ferns. The next morning I went down to breakfast resolving to take my place ... ... take me to task severely. You are a blundering fool, said Reason, and the man in the composing-room is right. You are chafing over petty ... ... Taking my hat and coat I passed out, remarking to my assistant that he must do the best he could-that I was ill and would not return. If the Journal ... ... It seems to me that conscience should always go to truth for instructions. The men who killed your brother thought they were right as truly as ... ... out before him when it seemed that he must run over her, he respected and liked such a girl at once. It was the bravest thing I ever saw. Any other ... ... 'I am not weak-minded, if I am simple and plain. Because I live in the country is no reason why I do not know what is right and just. Thee has no ... ... come the following morning, and that Reuben should meet me, but I proposed to give them a surprise. I could not wait one moment longer than I must. ... ... well together, I said but I wish Adah knew how much we miss her. She shall know, said her mother. I truly wish we had all of our ... ... the house, and a brook that ran not far away was shadowed by a weeping willow. Other trees were grouped here and there as if Nature had planted ... ... to my taste, I replied briefly. The beautiful binding would hold out the promise of a good book, which, not being fulfilled, would be tantalizing. ... ... made the acquaintance of Emily Warren? No, sir, but I am making it. So am I, and she has been here a week. I should esteem ...