The Devil Upon Two Sticks

The Devil Upon Two Sticks : Translated from the Diable Boiteux (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Devil Upon Two Sticks: Translated From the Diable Boiteux Take this opportunity of acquainting you, that that is publifhed a new edition of the devil upon two flicks: Notwithfianding the antipathy that all mankind have conceiyed, ever fince the. Original fin pf. Adam, againfi the race of fallen angels, every body'loves Afmodeus. He is read, . He is careflkd 5 never was devil fo fondled. True it is he might have appeared to Cleofas under a femewhat more gracious figure fuch as the poets reprefent'him, when she is introduced. Under the fpecious appellation of Cltpid. But he {corned to nfe any difguife to his deliverer, and fhewed him 5 original uglinefs, as a proof he had a mind to deal (mrely with him; and an inflame of fihcerjty it was not very common for how many lov[ns are there, who never had once an opportunity of beholding the faces. Of their mi d'trefiies sully in their native, and without borrowed f shuns? Andoafter all, Inch 33 we &e* him, he appease more like the god of pleafure, than: in all thofc beauties and graces theanciems have hefiow ed upon him, when they equip him as the god fnf 10m; and his mantle, with its ingenious emf blame, becomes him better than the fillet, thegild-f ed wings. And the [candies quiver. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 350 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 19mm | 467g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 339 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243045778
  • 9780243045778