The High Place*

Cabell Molds Beauty, Coarseness, Laughter, Horror, Wit

The Story. Poictesme again, the land of Dom Manuel and Jurgen, but a Poictesme of later date—Poictesme in the last years of Louis the Sun-King.

Manuel's blood and Jurgen's ran in the veins of Florian de Puysange—a heroic but discomfortable inheritance. It did not help him to live easily in this world.

Even as a child he had strange adventures. Melusine, the immortal elvish sorceress, found him daydreaming one day, took him into the forest of Acaire. There was a high place...

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