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CHAPTER III. " Jub. If knowledge of the world makes man perfidious,
May Juba ever live in ignorance ! Sv. Go, go; you're young.'' Cato:
Act II.?Addison. "Can it be, That modesty may more betray our sense
Than woman's lightness ? Having waste ground enough, Shall we
desire to raise the sanctuary, And pitch our evils there ? Oh, fie,
fie, fie! What dost them, or what art thou, Angelo ?" Measure for
Measure. Three months have elapsed since Don Amos Lodrona
counselled his friend to elope with the daughter of Don Estevan.
Notwithstanding the pernicious advice that was daily poured into
his ears, Orlando still clung to the paths of virtue. He had cast
his anchor on her sandy walks, and it yet kept hold, althoughevery
contagious blast and whirlwind caused his firmness to drag it, as
the billows grew in might, and the gale increased. Danger
surrounded him on all sides, and he manfully baffled it. Don
Orlando's mother was a rigid Catholic, and the Countess had
educated her son with the intent of consecrating him to the church,
nurturing him with special care, and grafting good morals in his
childish heart. Her premature demise had changed the destiny of her
son, who preferred following his father's career; and although he
had no watchful mother to guide his slippery paths, Lodrona and his
gay companions had more difficulty than they imagined to overcome
his scruples, and induce him to vault over the stile which barred
the path that led to vice, revelry, and the society of women whose
virtue was at a discount. Although Orlando's time was spent
principally with the Monfore family, yet he saw much, too much, of
his gay associates. Lodrona, especially, had an astonishing
ascendency over him, which he could not shake off. There was
something in the eye of Do...
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