Certayne Notes of Instruction in English Verse; The Steele Glas the Complaynt of Philomene Preceded by George Whetstone's a Remembrance of the Well Imployed Life, and Godly End of George Gascoigne

Certayne Notes of Instruction in English Verse; The Steele Glas the Complaynt of Philomene Preceded by George Whetstone's a Remembrance of the Well Imployed Life, and Godly End of George Gascoigne

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ...him bet) Had me on feas ful farre from friendly help, A fparke of lust, did kindle in his brest, And bad him harke, to fongs of Satyra. I felly foule (which thought no body harme) Gan cleere my throte, and straue to fing my Satyricai best Which pleasde him fo, and fo enslamde hishart, vIim That he forgot my fister Poefys, Delight. And rauisht me, to pleafe his wanton minde. Not fo content, when this foule fact was done, (Yfraught with feare, least that I should difclofe His incest: and his doting darke desire) bimt -ST He causde straight wayes, the formost of his flatterie crew. dome be With his compeare, to trie me with their guiie Smitongues: And when their guiles, could not preuaile to winne My simple mynde, from tracke of trustie truth, Nor yet deceyt could bleare mine eyes through fraud, Came Slander then, accusing me, and fayde, That I entist Delyght, to loue and luste. Thus was I caught, poore wretch that thought none il. And furthermore, to cloke their own ossence, The re-They clapt me faR, in cage of Myferie, Z%d L And there I dwelt, full many a doleful day, ijp'? Vntil this theefe, this traytor vaine Delight, sene' C.iit out my tong, with Rayfor of Rejlraynte, Least I should wraye, this bloudy deede of his. And thus (my Lord) I liue a weary life, not5 novv + r t m anil com pur Not as I feemd, a man fometimes of might, this aiiegoBut womanlike, whofe teares must venge hir JJOf harms. Progne and And yet, euen as the mighty gods did daine h, lolnelc-For Philomele, that thoughe hir tong were cutte, Yet fhould she sing a pleafant note fometimes: So haue they deignd, by their deuine decrees, That with the stumps of my reproued tong, I may fometimes, Reprouers deedes reproue, And sing a verfe, to make them...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236537076
  • 9781236537072