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The Epistles of Ovidius Naso

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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. 1857 Excerpt: ...to jackals heft: Myself anon will follow thy sad shade, Nor sorrow long bereft. 31. But thou, my hoped in vain, oh, pray consume What from the beasts may fall: Lay the poor dust with mine: one common One urn, however small. tomb, 32. Live and remember us, and shed thy tear. Dread not a lover's clay, But do ...
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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. 1857 Excerpt: ...to jackals heft: Myself anon will follow thy sad shade, Nor sorrow long bereft. 31. But thou, my hoped in vain, oh, pray consume What from the beasts may fall: Lay the poor dust with mine: one common One urn, however small. tomb, 32. Live and remember us, and shed thy tear. Dread not a lover's clay, But do the bidding of thy sister dear: My father's I obey. 28. If guilty may. If so young a creature can be guilty. 31. But thou, my hoped in vain. Thou, Macareus, whom I in vain hoped for as a wedded husband. 82. Dread not a lover's clay. Fear not to approach and touch the body of me, your departed friend. LETTER XII. MEDEA TO JASON. Argument. Jason, on his expedition in search of the golden fleece, when arrived at Colehos, the term of his outward journey, excited a tender feeling in the heart of Medea, daughter of iEetes and Idya, king and queen of the country. An agreement of marriage having been made between them, she instructed him by what means he might accomplish the object of his voyage. The prize obtained, he privately embarked, having settled with Medea that she should follow him on board. With this view she left the palace, accompanied by her brother, the boy Absyrtus. On the way, perceiving that they were pursued by her father, she killed the youth, separated his limbs, and scattered them on the way to attract and occupy the king's attention, and by that means divert him from the pursuit. Thus she got safely aboard, and they arrived all well in Thessaly. Here they found Jason's father, jEson, worn out with age, and Medea, by her art, restores him to the vigour of youth. Jason at length repudiates Medea, and takes to wife Creusa, daughter of Creon, king of Corinth. Medea, furious at this, writes to Jason accusing him of ingratitude and treachery, aud ...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150493713
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 68
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.14 (d)

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