The Maid of Orleans; In Two Volumes Volume 2

The Maid of Orleans; In Two Volumes Volume 2

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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. 1758 edition. Excerpt: ...into a Fountain of all tenderness, O joydifrufing Venus, protect the gallic monarch while he desends his country j at the fame time ward from all danger his beloved Agnes. Near him let her be preserved in sasety. For those two lovers this-ardent prayer is offered. This invocation is not made to-thee in behalf of Joan d'Arc on any account; for she is no subject to thy empire. She moreover hath her maiden-head, and is under the guidance of faint Denis, therefore let his faintship-take care of her. i-;.-. But, O goddess! who can decline offering up a short prayer to you in behalf of La Trimonille, and Dorothea, i whom bless with your choicest favours. tMay their fond hearts enjoy a peaceful union; may no blind stroke of fortune separate them; nevermore let her be exposed to the horrors of such a persecution as that slie suffered at Milan.;c 1-Who Who can relate thy wonders? ena chanting Venus! by the witchery of love thou hast made a mule-driver the instrument to new form to tenderness, the formerly rude and savage heart of Corisandra. From that vigorous encounter (he dates her happiness; for ever since (he is become gentle, intellrgent, and attractive. No belle is readier to offer sacrifices on thy altar. She is now a compleat mistress in the art of pleasing, enjoying, and forming agreeable attachments, which are so productive of mutual delight. Thus by the rough hand of a hard working artist are polished, gold, and all precious stones, with which knights are so proud to adorn their habiliments.. p In consequence of the happy change wrought by the mule-driver, the enlightened miss Corisandra does all the honours of the castle, first to the brilliant French, whose warlike bands have been always remarkable for heroism and gallantry. She began with...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236569857
  • 9781236569851