This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 Excerpt: ... Heinrich. Ay. The best I know. The Vicar. I know some better. Yet your saying's good. Heinrich. Then, if you are ready, give me your right ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 Excerpt: ... Heinrich. Ay. The best I know. The Vicar. I know some better. Yet your saying's good. Heinrich. Then, if you are ready, give me your right hand. I swear, by Cock and Swan and Head of Horse, With all my soul to serve you as your friend. I'll open to you wide the gates of Spring--The Spring that fills my heart. The Vicar. Do as you say. 'Twill not be the first time. You know me well. Heinrich. I know you. Yes. And though I knew you not. Yea, though a vulgar soul your face should hide, So boundless is my craving to do good, That I. Enough. Gold always will be gold. And even on the souls of sycophants Good seed's not wasted. The Vicar. Master, tell me this: What was the meaning of your curious oath? Heinrich. By Cock and Swan? The Vicar. Ay; and by Head of Horse? Heinrich. I know not how the words came to my lips... Methinks... the weathercock on your church steeple--The horse's head upon your neighbor's roof--The swan that soared into the bright blue sky--Or... something else--was in my mind just then. What does it matter?... Ah, here comes the wine. Now, in the deepest sense of every word, I drink to our good health... yours... thine... and The Vicar. I thank you: and once more I wish good health To him who has so wondrously been healed. HEINRICH pacing to and fro. Yes. I am healed--indeed. I feel it here--Here, in my breast, that swells as I draw in Strength and new rapture with each living breath. It is as though the very youth of May Gladdened my heart and streamed into my being. I feel h in my arm--'tis hard as steel; And in my hand, that, as the eagle's claw, Clutches at empty air, and shuts again, Wild with impatience to achieve great deeds. Saw you the sanctuary in my garden? The Vicar. What do you mean? Heinrich. There!... 'Tis another marvel. Look! ...
Very Good. 1915; rebound in burgundy cloth library binding with library markings; no dust jacket; translated from German to English; tight binding; clean interior; 12mo-over 6 3/4"-7 3/4" Tall; 143 pages.
Fair. No dust jacket. This is a used book. Potential defects may exist (folds, creases, highlighting, writing/markings, staining, stickers and/or sticker residue, ETC. ) COAS Books, A Bookstore for Everyone. Buy with confidence-Satisfaction Guaranteed!
Good. No Jacket. Hard Back. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. The cover has light shelf wear and fade to the spine and around the edges. The pages has light yellowing. We are very careful when we list our books, but sometimes something minor may get by..
Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" First edition / unstated printing. Good, Bound in faded blue silk, moderate soiling to covers, bookplate on inside front cover, spine & edges of binding are moderately darkened. 13 x 19. hard cover. 125pp.
ISBN. Hardback. No dustjacket. Good condition, with small chips on top and bottom spine covers, rubs to paper on lower right cover corners, some browning to edges of interior pages. Tight, sound, unmarked copy. Later Printing.
Very Good- No Jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Clean save 2 sm. stains on green sunned tan cloth w/interesting vibrant design; minimal wear. Innards clean & tight. Stamps on frt. end papers, note on RFEP. 125 pp.
Good. No Dust Jacket. This copy, a 1906 printing, is as pictured: silk textured green cloth, dulled spine and dimmed but clear gilt front board. Oscar Firkin's copy with his teaching notes in pencil on free front endpaper and notes/marginalia throughout text. Browning to front endpapers where loose newspaper clipping was likely removed. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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