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The Coming of the King

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Author: Bernie Babcock (Julia Burnelle Babcock)
Published: 1921
Language: English
Wordcount: 80,676 / 229 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 92.1
LoC Categories: BL, PS
Downloads: 3,282
Added to site: 2007.01.16
mnybks.net#: 15811
Origin: gutenberg.org

This story of the little house at Behtany is worthy of a place among the few really great novels based on the New Testament--Ben-Hur, Saul of Tarsus, Quo Vadis must admit The Coming of the King to their select company.

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own hands spill blood to settle the debt."

"Sh- sh- sh-" warned Sara. "Methought I saw the curtain move. Fear even now doth catch my heart in its pinching fingers."

"Fear not, my fair Sara," Jael said. "Could harm befall thee with Jael, the fisherman, nigh? Look thou at the strength of my arm and the keen edge of my tough fishing knife!" and he held forth his shining blade.

"Not for myself do I feel fear, but for thee. Thy life would not be worth a farthing were thy fierce words heard by the dogs of Rome. Thy knife is long and keen, but the sword of the enemy is longer--and methought the curtain moved again."

"Nay, but to stay thy fears I will look."

Jael turned toward the door but had taken only a step when the leather was thrust aside and two soldiers sprang in.

"Jael! Thy strong arm! Thy knife!" Sara cried.

"Give me the knife, dog of a Jew," commanded one of the soldiers, drawing his sword. "Give me, else will I strike thy head from thy body and kick it like

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Average Rating of 2 from 1 reviews: **
2011.11.10
Maria
**...

Quo Vadis, The Spear, The Robe; all these books were SO much better.


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