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Thou art not hers : Give me that eager kiss.
[Sinks down. Emp. With thy last breath thou hast thy crimes
confest: Farewell; and take, what thou ne'er gav'st me,rest.But you, my son, receive it better here :
[Giving him INDAMORA's hand. The just rewards of love and honour wear. Receive the mistress, you so long have served ; Receive the crown, your loyalty preserved. Take you the reins, while I from cares remove, And sleep within the chariot which I drove.
A pretty task! and so I told the fool,
* Enemies, namely, like the English silk-weavers to the manufactures of France.
+ Alluding to the prize-fighting with broad-swords at the Bear-Garden : an amusement sufficiently degrading, yet more manly, and less brutal than that of boxing, as now practised. We have found, in the lowest deep, a lower still.
Who would excel, when few can make a test