Love's Victory; A Tragicomedy

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byWilliam Chamberlayne

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ... pride Sayes nature nought hath done amisse. And yet this flower so choicely made Oho. By deaths untimely stroke must fade. Romes honoured Decii might have fought Under this youths command, yet been 1280 More fam'd then when their valour brought The bloud of foes, t' imbalm it in. Yet this brave soul must fall before Cho. With ages frost he's tinsel'd o're, What's fatting now shall rise more pure, The fatall stroke but sinks the Mine, Whose oare this flaming calenture Shall only for heavens Mint refine. Go then and live where time shall be Cho. Confounded in eternitie. 1290 Prepare, prepare the fajall stroke Which their fair threeds must separate: Goodnesse may pity, not revoke The inevitable doom of fate. What their crimes were, let men forget, Cho. No letters but heavens alphabet, When mortals are from virtue fell, Their vices should in censure spell. The Song ended, the Priests prepare to strike. A clap of thunder, groans, and shrieks throughout the Temple, 1300 the Priests robes dropt over with bloud, the Images of the gods reverst. Kin. What horrid prodigies are these? The gods are sure grown angry with our prayers. Pri. I have been long attendant on those powers Within this place ador'd, yet never saw The gods thus moved before. We have profan'd Something their knowledge cals Angelical. Kin. Be gone these gaudy trappings of my pride, This lowly dust looks lovelier then a throne. 1310 Lies here no charme Throwes off his crown and robe. To release our fears? The Priest unties their scarfes, at which soft musick from above, both the images turning again. Pri. Here here lies the guilt of our impiety, The gods are pleas'd again, and those whom we Intended Martyrs must our Saints survive. Oroandes throwes off his robes and discovers...

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ... pride Sayes nature nought hath done amisse. And yet this flower so choicely made Oho. By deaths untimely strok...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217508235

ISBN - 13:9780217508230

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