She was perhaps the only entirely unselfish person whose name has a place in profane history. NO vestige or suggestion Of self-seek ing can be found in any word or deed Of hers. When she had rescued her King from his vaga bondage, and set his crown upon his head, she was Offered rewards and honors, but she refused them all, and would take nothing. All she would take for herself - if the King would grant it - was leave to go back to her village home, and tend her sheep again, and feel her mother's arms about her, and be her housemaid and helper. The selfishness Of this unspoiled gen eral Of victorious armies, companion Of princes, and idol Of an applauding and grateful nation, reached but that far and no farther.
The work wrought by Joan Of Arc may fairly be regarded as ranking any recorded in history, when one considers the conditions under which it was undertaken, the Obstacles in the way.
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Language - English
Author(s) - Mark Twain
Published Date - August 23 2019
ISBN - 9781528360425
Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 0.6 cm
Page Count - 54
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