The Gadfly

International Book and Publishing Company, 1897 - 373 Seiten

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Nutzerbericht  - lindawwilson - LibraryThing

A dramatic tale about love, honor, romance, obscure Italian history when under Austria's rule, and atheism. Vollständige Rezension lesen

Review: The Gadfly

Nutzerbericht  - Julia - Goodreads

I THINK THIS IS THE SADDEST BOOK I HAVE EVER READ! I cried, and cried, and cried. However, it was absolutely Amazing! It starts with a completely inauspicious beggining and develops in to an incredible plot, with a climatic ending. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Seite 361 - They shall run to and fro in the city; they shall run upon the wall; they shall climb up upon the houses; they shall enter in at the windows like a thief.
Seite 13 - Thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will raise up evil against thee out of thine own house, and I will take thy wives before thine eyes, and give them unto thy neighbour, and he shall lie with thy wives in the sight of this sun.
Seite 361 - A fire devoureth before them; and behind them a flame burneth: the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yea, and nothing shall escape them.
Seite 209 - A treaty on non-proliferation of nuclear weapons is not an end in itself but only a means to an end.
Seite 363 - ... the worm that dieth not, and the fire that is not quenched.
Seite 364 - For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten son," that "the world through Him might be saved.
Seite 372 - The Fly. LITTLE Fly, Thy summer's play My thoughtless hand Has brushed away. Am not I A fly like thee? Or art not thou A man like me? For I dance, And drink, and sing, Till some blind hand Shall brush my wing. If thought is life And strength and breath, And the want Of thought is death; Then am I A happy fly. If I live, Or if I die.
Seite 363 - Quae coeli pandis ostium, Bella premunt hostilia, Da robur, fer auxilium. Uni trinoque Domino Sit sempiterna gloria, Qui vitam sine termino Nobis donet in patria.

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