The Childhood of King Erik Menved: An Historical Romance

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Bruce and Wyld, 1846 - Danish fiction - 390 pages

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Page 176 - Then said Jesus unto him, Put up again thy sword into his place : for all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword.
Page 177 - without scrip, or purse, or shoes, did ye lack anything? And they said, Nothing. Then saith He to them, But now, he that hath a scrip, let him take it, and also a purse; and he that hath not a sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one.
Page 390 - ... metal, fabricated a falchion of such exquisite goodness, that it split a whole bundle of wool, floating on the water, in two. The smith Amilias, trusting to the impenetrability of his breast-plate and helmet, sat down upon a bench, and bade his rival to strike at him with his sword.
Page 140 - The mere external dominion, which has not its roots -in the deepest heart of the people, and is not bound up with the popular mind and true renown, is worthless and despicable, did it even extend over the whole universe.
Page 234 - ... few, as those of the East India Company. Ministers, he said, were called on to form a judgment as to what was fit to be done, so as to consult the just rights of the public of this country, and of the East India Company, taking care at the same time not to lose sight of the happiness of the native inhabitants of our Eastern Empire. They might have formed an erroneous judgment in these respects, They only wished, however, to be convinced of this to retract.
Page 387 - No mention was made of an unborn child in his will, however, sometime after his death his widow gave birth to a daughter who was given the name of Barbara.
Page 340 - ... and he became unconscious. When he recovered his senses, he found himself alone on the dreary battle-field, withonly dead and wounded around him.
Page 390 - ... sword. But Velint split him to the navel ; and, when he complained that he felt as if cold iron had passed through his entrails, Velint desired hi™ to shake himself a little, upon which his body fell to the ground in two pieces.

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