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A Modern Telemachus

Auhtor: Charlotte Mary Yonge

Language: english
Published: 1886

Genres:

romance,  fiction and literature
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Review by Beth Cholette, June 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Modern Telemachus':

... there are no goddesses now.'. 'I heard M. de la Mede tell that pretty lady with the diamond butterfly that she was his goddess so there are.'. 'You ...
... be for ever beholden to you, and you will make a wounded heart to sing, besides perhaps saving a noble young spirit.'. 'Madame makes me impatient ...
... with the melancholy bodings within it, as she sat motionless under the hairdresser's fingers but at the end she roused herself to smile gratefully, ...
... all the more so that he carried his sword upright between his legs, not daring to disturb the lachrymose company enough to dispose of it in the sword ...
... be persuaded to cease from watching the lights in the harbour and the phosphorescent wake of the vessel in the water. That night and the next day ...
... and she had no choice but to submit, though much concerned for the continued anxiety to her husband, as well as the long delay and uncertainty of finding ...
... swinging furiously from the cabin roof, as he assisted in putting in the dead lights, it bore the same fixed expression of fortitude and resignation ...
... the strange white forms, no doubt utterly new to them. Victorine was severely bitten, and Lanty, trying to rescue her, had his leg torn. These two ...
... she tried to relieve her restless aching limbs by the slightest movement, or to reach one of the gourds of water laid near the sleepers, like Saul's ...
... the Bey, much as they affected to despise it, that the Cabeleyzes prepared to return to the heights of Mount Araz, whence they had only descended during ...
... much wearied and battered for any exertion of thought or even anxiety. Three days' tempest in a cockle-shell of a ship, and then three hours' tossing ...
... the wharf at Eyemouth, and what wad he say to the Christian folk there.'. A shock of conviction passed over Arthur, though he tried to lose it in indignant ...
... of a slave,' bade him stand up and show his height, at the same time cutting the cords that bound him. It was an additional pang that it was to Yusuf ...
... the beach a man rose up from within one, and words in a low voice were exchanged between him and Yusuf while Fareek, grinning so that his white teeth ...
... M. Arture and I swam away together. The Moors were good to us, and wanted to make us Moors but M. Arture said it would be wicked. And ...
... at Ulysse, who was standing by Arthur. 'He is serving the King early.'. 'I don't belong to your King George,' broke out the young gentleman. 'He is ...
... to the anxious listeners. M. Dessault's interest was deeply concerned in the matter, since he was a connection of the Varennes family, to which poor ...
... and the interpreter as his guests for the night, Ibrahim going first on board to fetch the parcel of clothes and provisions which M. Dessault had sent ...
... of the Christian faith to the children, telling them stories of the saints, and doing what, if all the tribe had not been so ignorant, would have brought ...
... was well when last I heard of her, only sore vexed that you should be cut off from her by your own fule deed, my lad. Ye've thought better of it now.'. Major ...