Chronicle of the Cid: From the Spanish

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D. Bixby, 1846 - 486 páginas
 

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Página 432 - But Abishai the son of Zeruiah succoured him, and smote the Philistine, and killed him. Then the men of David sware unto him, saying, Thou shalt go no more out with us to battle, that thou quench not the light of Israel.
Página 469 - He bow'd his mane to the earth, his muzzle at his feet. " The Cid by the neck and mane drew him to his den, -. " He thrust him in at the hatch, and came to the hall again : > " He found his knights, his vassals, and all his valiant men ; ' " He ask'd for his sons-in-law, they were neither of them there. " I defy you for a coward and a traitor as you are...
Página 319 - The Campeador put up his hand to his beard, and said, What hast thou to do with my beard, Count ? Thanks be to God, it is long because it hath been kept for my pleasure ;* never son of woman hath taken * Par esa es lucnga que a deliciofue creada.
Página 48 - And he went out and defied the Count and slew him, and smote off his head and carried it home to his father. The old man was sitting at table, the food lying before him untasted, when Rodrigo returned, and pointing to the head which hung from the horse's collar,, dropping blood, he bade him look up, for there was the herb which should restore to him his appetite : the tongue, quoth he, which insulted you, is no longer a tongue, and the hand which wronged you is no longer a hand.
Página 457 - There cannot a man be spared, Two footmen only at the gates to close them and keep guard; If we are slain in battle they will bury us here in peace, If we survive and conquer, our riches will increase. And you, Pero Bermuez, the standard you must bear, Advance it like a valiant man, evenly and fair; But do not venture forward before I give command.
Página 353 - Ruydiez had said this, this noble Baron yielded up his soul, which was pure and without spot, to God, on that Sunday which is called Quinquagesima, being the twenty and ninth of May, in the year of our Lord one thousand and ninety and nine, and in the seventy and third year of his life.
Página 470 - Martin Antolinez en pie se levantaba: Cala, alevoso, boca sin verdad; Lo del Leon non se te debe olvidar: Saliste por la puerta, metistet...
Página 427 - How should one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, except their Rock had sold them, and the LORD had shut them up ? 31 For their rock is not as our Rock, even our enemies themselves being judges.
Página 52 - Rodrigo forthwith set out upon the road, and took with him twenty knights. And as he went he did great good, and gave alms, feeding the poor and needy. And upon the way they found a leper, struggling in a quagmire, who cried out to them with a loud voice to help him for the love of God; and when Rodrigo heard this, he alighted from his beast and helped him, and placed him upon the beast before him, and carried him with him in this manner to the inn where he took up his lodging that night. At this...
Página 464 - You might have left them with me, in honour and respect. Why did you take them from me dogs and traitors as you were, In the forest of Corpes, why did you strip them there, Why did you mangle them with whips, why did you leave them bare To the vultures and the wolves and to the wintry air ? The Court will hear your answer...

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