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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1837 edition. Excerpt: ...or his secret haunts, E'er
be t O no thou shalt not follow me. Men. Good may be found for
faithful, virtuous love, In every spot; and for the wand'ring
outlaw, The very sweetest nooks o' the earth are his. And bo his
passing homo the goatherd's shed, The woodman's branchy hut, or
fisher's cove, Whose pebbly threshold by the rippling tide Is
softly washed, he may contented live, Ay, thankfully; fed like the
fowls of heaven With daily food sent by a Father's hand..9nt.
(pressing both her hands to his heart, and then kissing them.)
Thanks, gentle, virtuous Mencia; but alas Far different is the
hapless outlaw's home From what thy gentle fancy fashioneth. With
lawless men he must protection find. Some murky cavern where the
light of day Hath never peer'd--where the pitch'd brand, instead,
Sheds its red glare on the wild revelry Of fierce banditti; or the
pirate's bark, Where stalks the sabred ruffian o'er the deck,
Watching his distant prey--some home-bound ship, With all its
stores and freight of precious souls, Who ne'er shall greet their
native shores again, Must be his guilty home. Men. Alas, alas Ant.
Thou shalt not follow me, nor will I fly. SeverM from thee I will
not live, sweet love, Nor shalt thou be the mate of one disgraced,
And by the good disown'd. Here I'll remain, And Heaven will work
for me a fair deliv'rance. Men. No, no tho present means for thy
escape Are sent to thee by Heaven. Be not so stubborn With or
without me fly, even as thou wilt, But do not linger here. Looking
to the door on hearing it move. The door--O misery 1 we are
surprised. It is Henriquez; Heaven have pity on Ua Enter Htxui
Uxkz, while Mkncia shrinks behind As-TOnIO. Henr. (advancing.) Ha
not alone Who is it Wretched Mencia. Men. (rushing...
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