Titus Andronicus. Sonnets. Poems

Titus Andronicus. Sonnets. 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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...the wide wound, that the boare had trencht In his soft flanke, whose wonted lillie white With purple tears that his wound wept, had drenchtNo floure was nigh, no grasse, hearb, leaf, 01' Weeds But stole his blood, and seemd with him to bleed This solemne sympathie, poore Venus noteth, Over one shoulder doth she hang her head, Dumblie she passions, fiantikely she doteth, She thinkes he could not die, he is not dead, 1060 Her voyce is stopt, her joynts forget to bow, Her eyes are mad, that they have wept till now-Upon his hurt she lookes so stedfastly, That her sight dazling, makes the wound seem three, And then she reprehends her mangling eye, That makes more gashes, where no breach shuld be! His face seems twain, ech severall lim is doubled, For oft the eye mistakes, the brain being troubled MY tongue cannot expresse my griefe for one, And yet (quoth she) behold two Adons dead, I070 sighes are blowne away, my salt teares gone, lne eyes are turn'd to fire, my heart to lead, eavie hearts lead melt at mine eyes red fire, so shall I die by drops of hot desire. 154_. bad: was--5-9,1 1-I 3Q But this foule, grim, and urchin-snowted Boare, Whose downeward eye still looketh for a grave: Ne're saw the beautious liverie that he wore, Witnesse the intertainment that he gave. If he did see his face, why then I know, He thought to kisse him, and hath kild him so. I 1 lo Tis true, tis true, thus was Adonis slaine, He ran upon the Boare with his sharpe speare, Who did not whet his teeth at him againe, But by a kisse thought to persuade him there-And nousling in his flanke the loving swine, Sheath'd unaware the tuske in his soft groin'?-Had I bin tooth'd like him I must confesse, With kissing him I should have kild him first, ...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
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  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 123687191X
  • 9781236871916