This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1864 Excerpt: ...espied, He stopt his courser, not without great heed, Lest he into the covert snare might ride, Forewarned of this by the good hermit's rede. Here to his horn for succour he applied, Nor failed its wonted virtue in this need: It smote the giant's heart with such affright, That he turned back, and homeward fled outright ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1864 Excerpt: ...espied, He stopt his courser, not without great heed, Lest he into the covert snare might ride, Forewarned of this by the good hermit's rede. Here to his horn for succour he applied, Nor failed its wonted virtue in this need: It smote the giant's heart with such affright, That he turned back, and homeward fled outright. LIV. Astolpho blew, still watchful of surprise, Weening to see the engine sprung: fast flew The giant, --as if heart as well as eyes The thief had lost, --nor whitherward he knew: Such is his fear, he kens not as he flies, How his own covert mischief to eschew: He runs into the net, which closing round, Hampers the wretch, and drags him to the ground. LV. Astolpho, who beholds his bulky prey Fall bodily, drives thither at full speed, Secure himself, and, bent to make nim pay The price of slaughtered thousands, quits his steed-Yet after, deems a helpless wight to slay No valour were, but rather foul misdeed: For him, arms, neck, and feet so closely tied, He could not shake himself, the warrior spied. LVL With subtle thread of steel had Vulcan wrought The net of old, and with such cunning pain, He, who to break its weakest mesh had sought, "Would have bestowed his time and toil in vain. It was with this he Mars and Venus caught, Who, hands and feet, were fettered by the chain: Nor did the jealous husband weave the thread For aught, but to surprise that pair in bed. Lvn. Mercury from the smith conveyed the prize, Wanting to take young Chloris in the snare; Sweet Chloris, who behind Aurora flies, At rise of sun, through fields of liquid air, And from her gathered garment, through the skies, Scatters the violet, rose, and lily fair. He for this nymph his toils so deftly set, One day, in air he took her with the net. LVIII. The nymph (it seems)...
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