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P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Arthur Golding) 2 0 Browse Search
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P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Arthur Golding), Book 5, line 487 (search)
tnies have decreed. He ceaste: and Ceres stoode Full bent to fetch hir daughter out: but destnies hir withstoode, Bicause the Maide had broke hir fast. For as she hapt one day In Plutos Ortyard rechlessely from place to place to stray, She gathering from a bowing tree a ripe Pownegarnet, tooke Seven kernels out and sucked them. None chaunst hereon to looke, Save onely one Ascalaphus whome Orphne, erst a Dame Among the other Elves of Hell not of the basest fame, Bare to hir husbande Acheron within hir duskie den. He sawe it, and by blabbing it ungraciously as then, Did let hir from returning thence. A grievous sigh the Queene Of Hell did fetch, and of that wight that had a witnesse beene Against hir made a cursed Birde. Upon his face she shead The water of the Phlegeton: and by and by his head Was nothing else but Beake and Downe, and mightie glaring eyes. Quight altred from himselfe betweene two yellow wings he flies. He groweth chiefly into head and hooked talants long A