Legends of the Rhine

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Author: Wilhelm Ruland
Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 54,537 / 163 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.8
LoC Category: GR
Downloads: 1,281
Added to site: 2007.02.01
mnybks.net#: 15964
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Myth
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eing caught by the guards of the Sultan, and a vessel sailing to Venice took him on board. But as he approached his native land the struggle in his soul between love and duty was very great; at one moment it seemed to overcome him, and he felt he could no longer keep his vow. But God again admonished him. Reaching the lake he steered his boat towards the island, but a sudden storm arose, threatening him with a watery grave. He prayed fervently to Heaven, again swearing his oath.

The storm subsided, and the little boat having missed its course landed on the other side of the lake, where the Grand Master of an Order of German Knights had his seat.

The tired way-farer approached, begging to be received, a boon kindly granted to him. Then starting off again with his boat the youth reached the island. He there imprinted a sorrowful kiss on his beloved's pure white forehead, bidding her and the world good-bye for ever.

The young girl resigned herself at first silently to her fate; but she soon

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