Hudibras, 3

Hudibras, 3

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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. 1819 edition. Excerpt: ...have freed you, And, though a prisoner of war, Have brought you safe, where now you are; Which you would gratefully repay, 115 Your constant Presbyterian way. That's stranger (quoth the Knight) and stranger, Who gave thee notice of my danger? Quoth he, --Th' infernal conjurer Pursued, and took me prisoner; 120 And knowing you were hereabout, Brought me along to find you out, Where I, in hugger-mugger hid, Have noted all they said or did: 1 elves, from which the Squire pretends to have freed him. On the other band, the Squire is willing to re-enter into the Knight"s service, and to attend him once more in his peregrinations, when he found this sham meritorious action had deluded him into a suspension of that resentment which he might justly have exerted. Thus are they fortunately reconciled, and thus are these momentous adventures continued, to the satisfaction of the reader, and applause of the poet. (Mr. B.) v. 110.----Dunship In all editions to 1710. Donship in later editions. v. 132. And that she-devil, Jezabel See the Spectatos-'s description of a Jezabel, No. 175. And though they lay to him the pageant, 125 I did not see him, nor his agent; Who play'd their sorceries out of sight, T' avoid a fiercer, second fight.---' But didst thou see no devils then?-Not one (quoth he) but carnal men, 130 A little worse than fiends in hell, And that she-devil Jezabel; That laugh'd and tee-he'd with derision, To see them take your deposition. What then (quoth Hudibras) was he, 135 That play'd the Dev'l t' examine me? A rallying weaver in the town, That did it in a parson's gown: Whom all the parish takes for gifted, But, for my part, I ne'er believ'd it: 140 In which you...show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236913965
  • 9781236913968