Godfrey of Bulloiome or the Recovery of Jerusalem

Godfrey of Bulloiome or the Recovery of Jerusalem

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ... reliques small of that sharp fight did bring'. XCVII. Meanwhile the Soldan in this latest charge Had done as much as human force was able, All sweat and blood appear'd his members large, His breath was short, his courage wax'd unstable, His arm grew weak to hea-his mighty targe, His hand to rule his heavy sword unable, Which bruis'd, not cut, so blunted was the blade It lost the use for which a sword was made. XCVIIL Feeling his weakness, he 'gan musing stand, And in his troubled thought this question tost, If he himself should murder with his hand, (Because none else should of his conquest boast, ) Or he should save his life, when on the land Lay slain the pride of his subdued host: At last--To fortune's power (quoth he) I yield, And on my flight let her her trophies bild. "3-IIIII 284 THE RECOYERY or JERUSALEM. 'Boo 1x. L-xcrx. Let Godfrey view my flight, and smile to see This mine unworthy second banishment; For arm'd again soon shall he hear of me, From his proud head the unsettled crown to rent; For, as my wrongs, my wrath eterne shall be, And every hour, the bow of war new bent, I will arise again, a foe, fierce, bold, Though dead, though slain, though burnt to ashes cold. END 0!' VoL-1'. London: Printed by W1ntmu Czowzs and Sass, Stamford Street. THE SEVENTH EDITION, REPIIINTED FROM THE omomsi. rouo or 1600. TO WHICH ARE PHIFIXBD, A GLOSSARY, 9 AND THE LIVES OF TASSO AND FAIRFAX. BY THE EDITOR. 0 IN TWO v01.UMEs.-v0L. II. LONDON: CHARLES KNIGHT Co., LUDGATE STREET-. __ _-'-1. THE RECOVERY OF JERIUSALEM. BOOK X. THE ARGUMENT. ' Ismen from sleep awakes the Soldan great, And into Sion brings the prince by night, Where the sad king sits fearful on his seat, Whom he...show more

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  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 340g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236768167
  • 9781236768162