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