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Here she a while may make her safe abode,
On the long voiage whereto she is bent :
* We do not learn the particular enterprises in which the Redcross Knight engaged after his marriage with Una. He appears occasionally in the subsequent books, but only incidentally, and not to taka any part in the main action. H.
THE SECOND BOOKE
THE FAERIE QUEENE,
THE LEGEND OF SIR GUYON, OR OF TEMPERAUNCE.
· RIGHT well I wote, most mighty Soveraine,
Which I so much doe vaunt, yet no where show; But vouch antiquities, which no body can know.
But let that man with better sence advize 1
1 Advize, bear in mind.
2 Fied, made known.
Or who in venturous vessell measured
The Amazon huge river, now found trew ? Or fruitfullest Virginia who did ever vew ?
3 Yet all these were, when no man did them know,
Of other worldes he happilyshould heare ?
4 Of Faery lond yet if he more inquyre,
By certein signes, here sett in sondrie place,
And thine owne realmes in lond of Faëry,
• The which, 0, pardon me thus to enfold
1 Misweene, misjudge.
IV. 6. — Fayrest Princesse.] Queen Elizabeth.
That feeble eyes your glory may behold,
The good Sir Guyon, gratiously to heare;
Guyon, by Archimage abusd,
The Redcrosse Knight awaytes
With Pleasures poisoned baytes.
1 THAT conning Architect of cancred guyle,
Himselfe he frees by secret meanes unseene; His shackles emptie lefte, himselfe escaped cleene,
2 And forth he fares, full of malicious mynd,
To workein mischiefe, and avenging woe,
1 Caytives handes, hands of menials employed to keep him. 2 Algates, in any case, at any rate.