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A torture which could nothing gain from thine :
[The Demons disappear. ABBOT. Alas! how pale thou art-thy lips are
And thy breast heaves--and in thy gasping throat The accents rattle-Give thy prayers to heavenPray-albeit but in thought,--but die not thus.
Man. 'Tis over-my dull eyes can fix thee not; But all things swim around me, and the earth Heaves as it were beneath me. Fare thee well
Give me thy hand.
Cold-cold-even to the heart But yet one prayer-alas ! how fares it with thee?
Man. Old man ! 'tis not so difficult to die.
[MANFRED expires. ABBOT. He's gone-his soul hath ta'en its earth
less flightWhither? I dread to think--but he is gone.
Note 1, page 105, line 1.
the sunboro's rays still arch The torrent with the many hues of heaven. This iris is formed by the rays of the sun over the lower part of the Alpine torrents : it is exactly like a rainbow, come down to pay a visit, and so close that you may walk into it:- this effect lasts till noon.
Note 2, page 111, line 2.
Eros and 'Anteros, at Gadara. The philosopher Iamblicus. The story of the raising of Eros and Anteros may be found in his life, by Eunapius. It is well told.
Note 3, page 117, line 7.
she replied In words of dubious import, but fulfilld. The story of Pausanias, king of Sparta, (who commanded the Greeks at the battle of Platea, and afterwards perished for an attempt to betray the Lacedemonians) and Cleonice, is told in Plutarch's life of Cimon; and in the Laconics of Pausanias the Sophist, in his description of Greece.
Note 4, page 148, line 6.
- the giant sons
Of the embrace of angels. “ That the Sons of God saw the daughters of men, that they were fair,” &c.
“ There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the Sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.”
Genesis, ch. vi. verses 2 and 4.