The Wave

An Egyptian Aftermath

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Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 116,828 / 338 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.7
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,560
Added to site: 2010.10.18
mnybks.net#: 29306
Origin: gutenberg.org

A woman and two men who have come together in a former incarnation--not altogether happily--now have a second opportunity to work out the problem of their relations. A philosophical romance.

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'A victorious Theban General, Prince of the blood, brought back a Syrian youth from one of his foreign conquests and presented him to his young wife who, first mothering him for his beauty, then made him her personal slave, and ended by caring deeply for him. The slave, in return, loved her with passionate adoration he was unable to conceal. As a Lady of the Court, her quasi-adoption of the youth caused comment. Her husband ordered his dismissal. But she still made his welfare her especial object, finding frequent reasons for their meeting. One day, however, her husband caught them together, though their meeting was in innocence. He half strangled the youth, till the blood poured down upon his own hands, then had him flogged and sent away to On, the City of the Sun.'

'The Syrian found his way back again, vengeance in his fiery blood. The clandestine yet innocent meetings were renewed. Rank was forgotten. They met among the sand-dunes in the desert behind the city where a pleasu

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