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[25] Demopho├Ân. Some think that this word expresses the indignation and resentment of Phyllis: but, if we consider it more nearly, we shall find, that it implies rather softness, and a strong inward tenderness. It begins a mournful expostulation with him for disappointing her, and giving so much trouble to one who regarded him with the greatest sincerity, and whose only crime was an unbounded love.

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