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Salambo

Gustave Flaubert

Salambo

a realistic romance of ancient Carthage

by Gustave Flaubert

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Published by Vizetelly in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Gustave Flaubert ; translated from the French Edition Definitive by J.S. Chartres.
ContributionsChartres, John, 1862-1927
The Physical Object
Pagination[8], 337, [3] p.
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21281451M

Fat, bearded, and with eyelids downcast, she looked as though she were smiling, while her hands were crossed upon the lower part of her big body, which was polished by the kisses of the crowd. The clamour redoubled; the wounded lions roared in the shade. Tents were scattered here and there, in which, during the daytime, depilatory pastes, perfumes, garments, moon-shaped cakes, and images of the goddess with representations of the temple hollowed out in blocks of alabaster, were on sale. This time he was surely lost, and the multitude clapped their hands. In the distance a golden speck was turning in the dust on the road to Utica; it was the nave of a chariot drawn by two mules; a slave was running at the end of the pole, and holding them by the bridle.

There were trunks of trees smeared with cinnabar, which resembled columns covered with blood. Two long porticoes, with their architraves resting on dumpy pillars, flanked a quadrangular tower, the platform of which was adorned with the crescent of a moon. Let my lips be crushed with kissing your hands! The Balearians grew pale as they learned how their companions had perished.

Where was it to be found? As soon as night fell, Spendius went and roused the Libyans, and said to them: "When the Ligurians, Greeks, Balearians, and men of Italy are paid, they will return. When they had passed, the gates were shut behind them, but the people did not descend from the walls. But there was a nation always ready to turn courage to account; and the robber driven from his tribe, the patricide wandering on the roads, the perpetrator of sacrilege pursued by the gods, all who were starving or in despair strove to reach the port where the Carthaginian broker was recruiting soldiers.


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Incunable From the cradle of printing, i. The sky above his head was covered with fires; the sea filled the horizon; at each step he was surrounded by a still greater immensity, and he continued to climb upward with that strange facility which we experience in dreams.

Let us go back! Hoarse cries issued from their thick beards, their tattered coats of mail flapped upon the pommels of their swords, and through the holes in the brass might be seen their naked limbs, as frightful as engines of war. At last on the seventh day, after following the base of a mountain for a long time, they turned abruptly to the right, and there then appeared a line of walls resting on white rocks and blending with them.

Depending on demand, any number of printings can be made from a setting of type For example, a first printing might consist of copies, followed by a second printing of copies; in which case the book would have a first edition, first printing of copies, and a first edition, second printing of copies.

We kept them at Drepanum to sweep out our stables. The Suffet replied that a whole caravan of maidens was expected for them, but the journey was long and would require six moons more.

The water flowed almost immediately beneath the stones above, and their faces were torn by them. All dead! Motionless and with head bent, she gazed upon the soldiers. Her eyes burn me, I hear her voice. The two distinct crowds mingled without blending, one dressed in linen or wool, with felt caps like fir-cones, and the other clad in iron and wearing helmets.

Matho was standing behind the balustrades. The Libyan, who was amazed at such caresses, was in doubt whether to respond to them or to become exasperated at them. Weeping like a coward! What could she do to me? His ribs stood severally out beneath his distended skin; his hind legs, which were nailed against each other, were raised somewhat, and the black blood, flowing through his hair, had collected in stalactites at the end of his tail, which hung down perfectly straight along the cross.

No one as yet was acquainted with her. When they had left the last enclosure they directed their steps towards Hamilcar's palace, Spendius understanding that it would be useless to try to dissuade Matho. Commissaries of the Great Council wrote down the number of years for which pay was due to each soldier.

They were afraid of losing themselves and of reaching the desert, the country of sands and terrors. He had been born in the gulf of Syrtis.

It would be better to revenge himself upon them by some artifice later; accordingly, he signed to his soldiers and slowly withdrew.

Salambo, First Edition

The mercenaries leave the city unpaid and travel to Sicca.Salambò, Roma. 2, likes · talking about this.

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The Carthaginian costumes described therein even left traces on the.