The Young Carthaginian
I need not say, Carthalon said carelessly, "that the punishment of the violation of the oath is death. It is so put in our rules. But we are all nobles of Carthage, and nobles do not break their oaths, so we can let that pass. When a man's word is good enough to make him beggar himself in order to discharge a wager, he can be trusted to keep his word in a matter which concerns the lives of a score of his fellows. And now that this business is arranged we can go on with our talk; but first let us have some wine, for all this talking is thirsty work at best."
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Review: Young CarthaginianUser Review - Sue - Goodreads
This was an interesting way to learn more about Hannibal, Carthage and Rome. Good vocabulary provided in Henty's writing, and inspiring characters. Read full review
Review: Young CarthaginianUser Review - Lynn - Goodreads
This book was intended for boys and a young adult book from the late 19th century. I read it because I love reading about Hannibal but it was far too old fashioned for me. I read classic books but ... Read full review