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Lilies

Book Review   by:Roy Akai     Original Author: Adam Mickiewicz
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This abstract was translated from Lilije
 
Woman kills man. She buried him under ground of a meadow laid close to stream. She seeds lilies on his tomb. Running she reached hermit’s digs and started to confess of the crime done. Husband, together with King Boleslaw went against Kiev. He did not back for a long, so his wife let him down. Be afraid of the King’s sore punishment she decided to kill her man. She tries to hide the crime now before any revelation. The hermit surprised by her tenderness, promised not to tell anybody. Buried man was the only witness. Kids ask for father, but she tells them lies that he surely be back soon. Soul troubled her and she hears strange voices. Brothers of deceased arrive. They ask for brother, but she answers that he was killed at war. However, they assure that he will come back. Lady is fainting of horror even tries to look happy. The brothers explain that he left main forces going ahead to say hello to her, and to welcome knights. Couple of days later they want to go, but stay stopped by her for winter, and spring. Both of them have fallen in love with her. She still hears mad voices. The hermit comments that there is no crime without punishment, nevertheless God can listen repentant person. He proposes to resurrect her husband but scared woman does not agree. Hermit tries to make her easy telling that he comes only if she will call him. He advises to send the brothers for flowers early morning to make the wreaths for her. She should choice one. She chose one on Sunday being ready for wedding. Elder brother is happy because the wreath made by him, but the younger thinks different. The younger one tells where he has found flowers. The flowers were growing on a tomb. Suddenly, church’s door opened, and a being dressed in white came into. Dead husband appeared. He announced that the flowers and woman belong to him. All of them will reach punishment. Church caves in burring assemblers. Lilies are sprouting up on that place.
Published: February 26, 2006   
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