The Old Story Books of England

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Excerpt from The Old Story Books of England: Illustrated With Twelve Pictures by Eminent Artists

Guy resolving not to stand doting at a distance, went to Warwick Castle where Felice dwelt, she being daughter and heiress to Roband Earl of Warwick. The Earl, her father, hearing of Guy's coming, bade him heartily welcome, and prepared to entertain him with a match of hunting, but he to that lent an unwilling ear, and to prevent it feigned himself sick. The Earl, troubled for his friend, sent his own physician to him. The doctor told Guy his disease was dangerous, and without letting blood there was no remedy. Guy replied, a I know my body is distempered; but you want skill to cure the inward inflammation of my heart: Galen's Herbal cannot quote the flower I like for my remedy. There is a flower which if I might but touch would heal me. It is called by a pretty pleasing name, and I think Phielix soundeth something like it." "I know it not," replied the doctor, "nor is there in the Herbal any flower that beareth such a name, as I remember."

So saying he departed, and left Guy to cast his eyes on the heavenly face of his Felice, as she was walking in a garden full of roses and other flowers.

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EAN: 9781331067252
ISBN: 1331067251
Untertitel: Illustrated With Twelve Pictures by Eminent Artists (Classic Reprint). Paperback. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Forgotten Books
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2015
Seitenanzahl: 240 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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