The Reader's Handbook of Famous Names in Fiction, Allusions, References, Proverbs, Plots, Stories, and Poems

The Reader's Handbook of Famous Names in Fiction, Allusions, References, Proverbs, Plots, Stories, and Poems

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... opens the gates of heaven. She pronounced it, and rose through the air into paradise, while the angel became imbruted, being no longer an angel of light, but "of the earth, earthy." (a) The second angel was Rubi, one of the seraphs. He fell in love with Liris, who asked him to come in all his celestial glory. He did so; and she, rushing into his arms, was burnt to death; but the kiss she gave him became a brand on his face for ever. (See Semele, who was destroyed by the effulgence of Jupiter.) (3) The third angel was Zaraph, who loved Nama, It was Nama's desire to love without control, and to love holily; but as she fixed her love on a creature, and not on the Creator, both she and Zaraph were doomed to live among the things that perish, till this mortal is swallowed up of immortality, when Nama and Zaraph will be admitted into the realms of everlasting love. LOVEGOLD. 632 LOVEMORE. Lovegold, the miser, an old man of 60, who wants to marry Mariana, his son's sweetheart. In order to divert him from this folly, Mariana pretends to be very extravagant, and orders a necklace and ear-rings for 3000, a petticoat and gown from a fabric 12 a yard, and besets the house with duns. Lovegold gives 2000 to be let off the bargain, and Mariana marries the son.--Fielding: The Miser (a richaufft of L'Avare, by Moliere). John Emery 1777-1833 made his first appearance at Covent Garden Theatre in the year 1798, in very opposite characters, " Frank Oakland "in A Cure /or the Heartache by Morton, and in "Lovegold." In both which parts he obtained great applause.--Memoir (1823). Love'good (2 syl.), uncle to Valentine the gallant who will not be persuaded to keep his estate.--Fletcher: Wit without Money (1639). LOVEL, more

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