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Page 231 - And the king said unto her, What aileth thee? And she answered, This woman said unto me, Give thy son, that we may eat him to-day, and we will eat my son to-morrow.
Page 387 - Cloth. .\s. net per volume. The Works of Matthew Arnold. 8 vols. ESSAYS IN CRITICISM. First Series. ESSAYS IN CRITICISM. Second Series. EARLY AND NARRATIVE POEMS. LYRIC AND ELEGIAC POEMS. DRAMATIC AND LATER POEMS. AMERICAN DISCOURSES. LETTERS. Edited by GWE RUSSELL.
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Page 213 - There had been an ox slaughtered, and the hide lay there. Njal told the steward to spread the hide over them, and he did so. ' So there they lay down both of them in their bed, and put the boy between them. Then they signed themselves and the boy with the cross, and gave over their souls into God's hand, and that was the last word that men heard them utter. ' Then the steward took the hide, and spread it over them, and went out afterwards.
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