The Two Princes of Persia: Addressed to Youth

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J. Cundee, 1801 - Conduct of life - 117 pages

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Page 39 - Grladwin's. 15 That is, at nine o'clock, since the night is reckoned from six pm, and each watch is of three hours' duration. The valiant men leapt forth from their ambuscade and bound the hands of all of them, one after the other, behind their backs. In the morning they brought them to the palace of the king. He gave a sign to put them all to death. It happened that among them was a stripling, the fruit of whose youthful prime was but just ripening, and the bloom of the rose-garden of whose cheek...
Page xx - ... enables us to join to the alluring qualities of an insinuating address the respectable ones of a manly spirit and unshaken integrity. He who sets out in life with a mind untinctured with...

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