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The Borgias

The Borgias

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by Alexandre Dumas
     
 

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uined your body!" And at these words, the austere Dominican, without listening to the cries of the dying man, left the room as he had entered it, with face and step unaltered; far above human things he seemed to soar, a spirit already detached from the earth.

At the cry which broke from Lorenzo dei Medici when he saw him disappear, Ermolao,

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uined your body!" And at these words, the austere Dominican, without listening to the cries of the dying man, left the room as he had entered it, with face and step unaltered; far above human things he seemed to soar, a spirit already detached from the earth.

At the cry which broke from Lorenzo dei Medici when he saw him disappear, Ermolao, Poliziano, and Pico delta Mirandola, who had heard all, returned into the room, and found their friend convulsively clutching in his arms a magnificent crucifix which he had just taken dawn from the bed-head. In vain did they try to reassure him with friendly words. Lorenzo the Magnificent only replied with sobs; and one hour after the scene which we have just related, his lips clinging to the feet of the Christ, he breathed his last in the arms of these three men, of whom the most fortunate-- though all three were young--was not destined to survive him more than two years. "Since his death was to bring about many calamities," says Niccolo Macchiavelli, "it was the

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ISBN-13:
2940149740536
Publisher:
HM
Publication date:
07/17/2014
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The Borgias (Fom Celebrated Crime) 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 143 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I liked the book, my only issue is either the translation or ebook version needed some heavy editing. The same word, used in various places in the book was spelled two different ways, God and Gad both appear in the text.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Disgustingly full of typos. Overly descriptive. Not a very enjoyable reading experience.
Anonymous 5 months ago
Very good, well written and a worthwhile, educating read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
So... we will have an alliance with this camp, like Thalia Grace did with camp half blood?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A small teen girl with brown curly hair walks in
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
So did i
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have decided that this will be my hunters' camp half blood. In other words, we'll belong to this camp. Any girls that wan to join the Hunt. Go to moon camp res.2! Please tell if you're active.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Leaves
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
And jason is a godmod. Nice. *he yawns*
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
He uses the winds to slow his fall he sends a sheet of ice at damin freezing him in place
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"Hmpf." He sits on a cabin, watching everything.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Oh man. When you said this place was filed with godmodders, you were'nt kidding. Well, i can help you.- Devon
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hums
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
He nodded
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Walks away happily
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Walks in exploring the place i am from ethics
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I accepted you there you go to podlc.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I smile at willow "hey cutie"
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Tries to see why this camp is supposedly cool.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Look, guys. There are some people who are ten that roleplay here. Don't use those words. Second, get your c<_>rappy stupid ads out of here. This is a roleplay. It's not the Erin Hunter books. Goodbye! Scram! Leave before I throw my strikers at your head (and hit them bulls eye!)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Is the GP the only thing I need to change?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
<p>
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ohh...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
<_>