The Faerie Queene. Cantos I.-II., and the Prothalamion; With Prefatory and Explanatory Notes

The Faerie Queene. Cantos I.-II., and the Prothalamion; With Prefatory and Explanatory Notes

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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. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...made judge of my life or death indifferently. LIT. "Your owne deare sake forst me at first to leave My fathers kingdom"--There she stopt with teores; Her swollen hart her speech seemd to bereave; And then againe begun; "My weaker yeares, Captiv'd to fortune and frayle worldly feares, Ply to your fayth for succour and sure ayde: Let me not die in languor and long teares." "Why, dame," quoth he, "what hath ye thus dismayd? What frayes ye, that were wont to comfort me affrayd?" 50. 5. Gan.--Began. 60. 6. To prove his sense, etc.--That is, to test the evidence of his senses, and try the sincerity of her professions. 50. 8. Can.--Gan or began.--ruth, pity, from rue, to be sorry for; A.S. hreowan, to be sorry for; Ger. reue, old Ger. hriuwa, mourning. 51. 4. The blind god.--Cupid, god of iove. often represented with bandaged eyes.--amate, stupefy, infatuate. Old Fr. mater, to confound, stupefy; low L. mattus, dull, stupid; Ger. matt, faint, dull. 51. 5. For hoped love, etc.--That is, "instead of the love I hoped to win, I have won myself certain hate." 51. 7. Die = to die.--rew, pity. See 1.1. 8. 52. 1. Your owne deare sake, etc.--This is false: Una knew not St. George till she came to Fairy Court. 52. 3. Bereave.--Take away, deprive her of. A.S. be, and refian. to reave, to rob. 52. 5. Captiv'd to fortune.--Committed as a captive to fortune or chance. 52. 9. Frayes.--Frightens. See I. xvi. I. Lin. "Love of your selfe," she saide, "and deare constraint, Lets me not sleepe, but waste the wearie night In secret anguish and unpittied plaint, Whiles you in carelesse sleepe are drowned quight." Her doubtfull words made that redoubted knight Suspect her truth; yet since no' untruth more

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