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Sintram and His Companions

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Author: Friedrich de la Motte-Fouqué (Friedrich Heinrich Karl)
Published: 1898
Language: English
Wordcount: 39,800 / 117 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 46
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 715
mnybks.net#: 5201
Genre: Romance

with foreword by Charlotte M Yonge

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the authoress of the "Heir of Redclyffe" for showing me a fine impression of the plate, where Death certainly had a not ungentle countenance--snakes and all. I think the shouldered lance, and quiet, firm seat on horseback, with gentle bearing on the curb-bit, indicate grave resolution in the rider, and that a robber knight would have his lance in rest; then there is the leafy crown on the horse's head; and the horse and dog move on so quietly, that I am inclined to hope the best for the Ritter."

Musing on the mysterious engraving, Fouque saw in it the life-long companions of man, Death and Sin, whom he must defy in order to reach salvation; and out of that contemplation rose his wonderful romance, not exactly an allegory, where every circumstance can be fitted with an appropriate meaning, but with the sense of the struggle of life, with external temptation and hereditary inclination pervading all, while Grace and Prayer aid the effort. Folko and Gabrielle are revived from the Magic Ring, that Folko ma

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