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Ev'u Doralis whose streaming eyes bewuil
51) Even she perchance had join'd the general voice, But sense of shame, that curbs the female choice, Forbade her speech-ayat such his charms of lace, llis courage, virtue, every winning grace, That she who unico liad prov'd her warering heart 520 So prompt to feel the point of Cupiil's dart, Rather than robb’d of love's soft bliss to live, lier charms would gladly to Rogero give. Her joys on living Mandricardo fed, But what can profit Vandricardo dead?
525 Beliores lier now 10 seck another guide, Vigorous and young, thiei erer at her side, Ilight night and div fer all her wants provide,
Meanwhile a leech of every leech best read In healing arts, was to ilogero led;
530 Each wounil cafloril, he soon with looks assur'd Pronounc'd the meble knight of lite securd. Now bude king gramunt with friendly care Rogero to his royal tent to bear, By night, by day io have him ever near,
535 So dear he lov'd lim, held his life so dcar. Behind his bed on high the monarch plac'd The shield and arms that Nandricardo graced, Save Durindana, that all-famous sword, Now made the prize of Sericana's lord : Rogero won his arms and gallant steed, Which good Anglante's knight in madness freed; But him to Agramant Rogero gives, Hlbo gladly at his hand the gift receives,
Now leave we these awhile, and change ille strain 515
Hippalca now to Mount Albano came,
Thus she, and from her breast the lines she drew,
Ver. 515. Now leuve we these ---] He returns to Rogero and Agri mant, Book sxxi. ver, 577.
The damsel brought; again the truth she knows; 575
580 Some twenty days should see her weep no more, But to her sight her absent mate restore.
Ah! who can Fortune's fickle turns decide That holds her rule o'er every state? (she cry’l) And chief in war, where every chance we prove, 585 Some chance may keep him ever from my love. Alas! Rogero, who would c'er divine That whilst I lov'd thee with a love like mine, Beyond myself---less friendship wouldst thou show To me, to all---than to thy greatest foe!
590 To those tbou should'st oppose, thou giv’st success, And whom thy arms should aid, thy arms oppress. Shall we with praise or blame thy deeds regard, That thus can punish and can thus reward? Hast thou not heard (a story known so well) 593 That by Troyano's arms thy father fell? And lo! thy sword Troyano's son attends, From shame preserves him and from death defends. Is this thy vengeance for a parent slain ? Shall those who combat for his sake obtain
000 Such dire return, that weltering in their gore Thou mak'st me still their wretched end deplore?
The damsel thus her absent knight reprores, And with her tears invokes whom niost she loves : Not once, but oft Hippalca (genuie maid)
60 Would sooth her woes, would oft the fair persuade
To trust Rogero, and with patient mind
Meanwhile in anguish on his painful Led
Now came the day desir'd; from rosy morn
630 Marphisa she, who with Rogero's sword Had Afric's king to life and hope restor’d. So brave a friend might Bradainant approve, But here a thousand doubts alarm’d her love. No light suspicion had the dame possest,
635 That were Varphisa fair, as fame express’d,
Ver. C20. --his kinsmen freed :] Vivian and Malagigi. See Book
Such friendship mighi ly slow degrees impart
(1) (ivo: first in bitti1.! first in znik liey pac, Tortivo ia fliis assessed cariier chain) Kidade, who with hercial prowess won All praise from them, as from the stars the sun, The casile radiu al carly dawn of day,
650 One page alone attendant on his way.
While thus he passid, as wont, from place to place The light of fair Angelica to tiace, Near Paris' walls he heard thi’ unwch one hour Approach'd, that to the fell Maganzan's f power 635 Must Malagigi and must Vivian yield; And hence to Ayrismont his course he hell, Where soon he found that, frced from slavish bands By brave Rogero and Iarjihisa's hands, Their foes o’erthrown or slain, the broiler-pair 660 And Richardetto with thieir friends to share The general joy, to Mount Albano went: Rinaldo, at the great deliverance sent, No less rejoic'd; and deem'd each day a year That kept him far from those he held so deul. och
† Guichardo, and Kichuaboy