The Letters and Poems of John Keats

The Letters and Poems of John Keats

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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. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...Ludafib/I. Ay, father, but the fire in my sad breast Is quench'd with inward tears! I must rejoice For you, whose wings so shadow over me In tender victory, but for myself I still must mourn. The fair Auranthe mine! Too great a boon! I prythee let me ask What more than I know of could so have changed 0t/ro. Ay, spite of her sweet looks. O that my brother's daughter should s0 fall! VOL. III. 18 Her fame has pass'd into the grosser lips Of soldiers in their cups. Ludolp/r. 'Tis very sad. Ot/zo. N omoreof her. Auranthe--Ludolph, come! This marriage be the bond of endless peace! Erminia. Where--where--where shall I find a messenger? A trusty soul_a good man, in the camp? Shall I go myself? Monstrous wickedness! O cursed Conrad! devilish Auranthe! Here is proof palpable as the bright sun! O for a voice to reach the Emperor's ears! Captain. Fair prisoner, you hear these joyous shouts? The King--aye, now our Kin g, --but still your slave, Young Gersa, from a short captivity Has just return'd. He bids me say, bright dame, That even the homage of his ranged chiefs Cures not his keen impatience to behold Such beauty once again. What ails you, lady? Erminia. Say, is not that a German, yonder? There! Captain. Methinks by his stout bearing he should beYes--it is Albert; a brave German knight, And much in the Emperor's favour. Err/linia. I would fain Inquire of friends and kinsfolk, --how they fared In these rough times. Brave soldier, as you pass To royal Gersa with my humble thanks, Will you send yonder knight to me? Captain. I will. Exit. Erminia. Yes, he was ever known to be a man Frank, open, generous; Albert I may trust. O proof! proof! proof! Albert's an honest man; Not Ethelbert the monk, if he were here, Would I hold more trustworthy. Now---Enter...show more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236987489
  • 9781236987488