The Boy Apprenticed to an Enchanter
Macmillan, 1920 - Fantasy - 168 pages
In peril of his life, Eean, the fisherman's son, must entertain the king with his tale of "narrow and close escape" overcoming the evil Zabulun with the help of the king's horses, Bird-of-Gold, the daughter of the bramble gatherer, and Merlin the Magician.
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Page 104 - from the fourth to the third, and from the third to the second
Page 60 - I saw the hippopotami as they lay with their backs against the crimson wall of the palace. I saw the zebras stamp between the yellow wall and the blue wall, and ostriches run between the black and the white walls.
Page 13 - overtake the wind of March that was before him, and the wind of March that was
Page 60 - I ran on and on, down the great avenue of palms and toward the lake where the King's blue herons flew or rested.
Page 149 - send a ray that I may own The fortune that is mine : O