Tragical Tales and Other Poems Volume 3

Tragical Tales and Other Poems Volume 3

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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. 1837 edition. Excerpt: ... distilled were By lymbeckes of his eyes. And after many dolefull plaintes, And profes of louers paine, Returning home vnto the Ifle Of Cicille againe, He causde her body to be tumbd In Vstica, an yle Full sore against Trapponus soyle. And then within a whyle, He hyed him to his natiue home, A man of heauie hart: ' Meanewhile the king of Tunise, that Had tiding of the part That late was playde, attyred all And all the order of the fact, And let him vnderstand How that his nephew broken had By rash attempt, the band. Whereof King William wrothfull wox, And seeing that he must Of force, or shew himselfe a Prince, Or not be counted iust: He made Gerbino to be tant, And kept in yron gyues. His nobles could not change his minde, And purpose, for their liues. The Lenuoy.. HO works against his soueraigne Princes word, And standes not of the penaltie in awe, Vell worthy.is to feele the wrathfull sword, And dye the death appointed by the law: For Princes willes are euer to be wayde, The statutes are the strength and stay of all. When lawes are made, they ought to be obayde, What royall Peeres, by pledge, or promise, shall At any time confirme to friend or foe, Must stable stand, the law of armes is so. For they are second Gods in earth belowe, Assignde to rule and strike the onely stroke, Their crownes and scepters, be of perfect shew, That all estates are vnderneath the yoke: What they shall say, or doe in any case, By dutie ought to take effect and place. Wherefore who dares aduenture vp so hie, And proudly presse to alter kings decres, Not fearing what may light on them thereby, Nor forcing what they shall by folly leese: Of law deserue the hardest point to byde, For scorning those whom God appoyntes to gyde. That, eare they did amisse, the...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236769953
  • 9781236769954