The Spanish Decameron, Or, Ten Novels

The Spanish Decameron, Or, Ten Novels

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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. 1687 edition. Excerpt: ...the first time I beheld thee, I admifd and lov'd thee, and' with so pure a flame, and free from' all ends of sensuality, that 'I, couldhaveout-vied Plato, to enjoy th Fricndship. Though thy Beautious Aspe-_ V 4. did L4' _ ' i ssdid 'Cssaptivatess my Senses, yet thy infinite. ' ss_Vertues took my Soul Prisoner: "SoT-hat, being Beautiful I lov'd' thee, now thou 'art Desormed I adore thee 5 'and for a-farther ssTestimony of this my real Affection, by this, and this, 'and this, ( imprinting sevessral Kifies on her Lips )_ lsifor ever vow-viy-_si__si: lf yours, from this very hour, 'and no-'i. Lthing shall be wanting topcomsipleat out Hap pjness. _ l, si (Aurelia remained in some suspenee upon 'these Words, of _ Pbilaclgrz ' and knew-not _ r well what to' say or do, but often 'kiss'd I sshisssfland; 'tillssat last trembling; shetold him with many_'l_'ears that' shessfreely accepsited of his Affection, 'ancsilwholly 'resigrfld ffllter-'selffflup to his Dis osalf Her Parents i fyvefeamafd andastonishfl at thejpaflio Jnatflffijxpreflions of thesetwosszovers; that 'they cgnld not' refrain from Weeping, Phi"lpcler dcsiredthem' not to put on Grief, lhut told them withal, 'that he had never' a'iiy lnclihati-onsito the NorctthernLadj-jinei Itssher woulssdsshe withdraw hisAffections-from a "their-Daughter, an_d if his Parents accord ss their Design should-desire ssAzzrt-liaTs' Jpjvi their departure toSpqin, that he would ltave thifflnssfdecline it, but by all means zzsflgpl. oftheit proffer, and take the Voy r', ger, 'and that they should certainly expect T, An) him rhim withirfitwo. years after-wards either-at Cediz nurse-pil; assuring them' upon the EWordof a Gentleman, that e'te that time zwasbapirTdghe would not fail to be with...
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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236921992
  • 9781236921994