The Priest's Tale - Père Etienne

From ''The New Decameron'', Volume III.

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Author: Robert Keable
Language: English
Wordcount: 7,506 / 27 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.9
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 504
Added to site: 2007.09.01
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Origin: gutenberg.org
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man was a boy, I had not crossed the black water to come to this land, and possibly I had not been born. Truly of this Mwezi I knew nothing, but how could he expect me whom even my mother had not seen?'

"The chief looked worried, and stared at me for awhile in silence. Then he nodded thoughtfully. 'It is true,' he said. 'The father is doubtless wise and has seen years, but his beard is not white and the thing is strange. Nevertheless he wears the black robe and the dried beans, and he carries the book in his hand, even as Mwezi has said. Still, I have sent for Mwezi, and doubtless he will explain the matter. See, he comes; slowly, for he is very old. Does the father not remember him at all?'

"He pointed down the path that led up to us from the town, into which had come a small crowd of natives who were eagerly following three or four figures, jostling each other to get a better view. It soon became plain that a young man led the way, and that after him came three of whom I guessed the central pe

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