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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. 1694 edition. Excerpt: ... then. 'r Met. 7st fitting time. a' But Rome must be scrv'd first, in her Affairs ' A He's now engaged ', longer I cannot stay, Follow me not, nor be inquisitive, Ful. Stay, Sir, / humbly beg. Met. What wou'dst thou fay? '. Be Be quick, for JVe much business to dispatch. Fhi. Sir, / fought near the Consul as / cou'd. Bat crowds of Enemies, and clouds of dust Soon took him from my sight-, and since that time /ve heard no news of him. All is not welk You hide some dreadful Secret in your Breast, Because y'are searful it (hou'd tk me harm. You wou'd have all the Sorrows to your self' / thank you for your generous tender Love. Bur am / worthy of his Love and yours, li sm no more than other Women are? If ill has hapned to the Man I lovey /'ll grieve, but (hew my grief some noble way. /'II not be pitied for my womanish tears, But do some glorious thing in his revenge, Shall make us all be envied. Met. Nobly spoke I---/ll trust thy courage know. he is forpriz'd, And led to Town a Captive. Ful. Horror.' horror! Met. h this ytur promis'd bravery? Fhl Did I&y 1 wou'd not grieve? yes, Sir, /ought to grieve5 But every tear / (bed, and pang / seel, -TH put to the account of cursed Carthage. Now s consider / may spare my tears y This mercenary Town much prizes Gold, For this we need but make our treasure weep. Met. No, /'m afraid they'll prize him above Gold, But shortly we will free him with our SwordsThough by strange Fate he's fallen into their hands 5 We have not with the Consul lost the day. No, their great purchase they have dearly bought, Some hundreds of brave Spartans are cut ofE / do not find our Army much impair'd. And shortly we expect two Legions more' The Wind is fair, slKee if they be come. Tul. So now my sinking heart is rais'd again, ...
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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236910613
  • 9781236910615