The Thracian Wonder

The Thracian Wonder

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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. 1816 edition. Excerpt: ...and her, Nay, him and me, this was not wont to be; If she have brain to apprehend as much Enter Youuo GERALDINE and WIFE. As I have done, she'll quickly find it out: Now as Ilive, as our affections meet, So our conceits, and she hath singled him To some such purpose: I'll retire myself, Not interrupt their conference. Ea.'it. Wife. You are sad, sir. Y. Ger. I know no cause. Wife. Then can I show you some: Who would be otherwise, to leave a father So careful, and each way so provident? To leave so many, and such worthy friends? To abandon your own country? These are some: Nor do I think you can be much the merrier For my sake. Y. Ger. Now your tongue speaks oracles; For all the rest are nothing: 'tis for you, Only for you I cannot. Wife. So I thought: Why then have you been all this while so strange? Why will you travel? suing a divorce Betwixt us, of a love inseparable; For here shall I be left as desolate Unto a frozen, almost widowed bed; Warm'd only in that future, stor'd in you'; For who can in your absence comfort me? Y. Ger. (Aside. ) Shall my oppressed suffer ance yet break forth Into impatience, or endure her more? Wife. But since by no persuasion, no entreats, Your settled obstinacy can be sway'd; Though you seem desperate of your own dear life, Have care of mine, for it exists in you. Oh, sir, should you miscarry I were lost, Lost and forsaken; then by our past vows, And by this hand once given me, by these tears, Which are but springs begetting greater flood, ' I do beseech thee, my dear Geraldine, Look to thy safety, and preserve thy health; Have care into what company you fall;. _ Travel not late, and cross no dangerous seas; For till heaven bless me in thy safe return, How will this...show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123694495X
  • 9781236944955