Manasseh

A Romance of Transylvania

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Author: Maurus Jókai
Published: 1901
Language: English
Wordcount: 73,284 / 215 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72
LoC Category: PH
Downloads: 523
Added to site: 2007.03.25
mnybks.net#: 16364
Origin: gutenberg.org

Translated by Percy Favor Bicknell.

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as denied and rejected me for the sake of another; one whom I must for ever shun in the future, and yet cannot cease to love; one whose loss can never be made good to me. I am going to Rome because it is a dead city and belongs equally to all and to none."

The train halted at a station, and the young man alighted. After a few words to the guard he disappeared from sight.

"Do you know that gentleman?" asked the blond lady of her escort.

"Very well," was the reply.

"And yet you two hardly exchanged a word."

"Because we were neither of us so disposed."

"Are you enemies?"

"Not enemies, and yet in a certain sense opponents."

"Is he a Jew or an atheist?"

"Neither; he is a Unitarian."

"And what is a Unitarian, pray tell me?"

"The Unitarians form one of the recognised religious sects of Hungary," explained the man. "They are Christians who believe in the unity of God."

"It is strange I never heard of them before," said the lady.

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