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[33] En iterum. It is worth while to observe with how much artifiee and ingenuity Acontius blends his former fraud of the inseription upon the apple, with this latter one of writing her a love epistle, and, in each case, throws the blame entirely upon the person and attractive charns of Cydippe. By this he means to insinuate, that, as in the latter instance there was nothing read, criminal, it might in like manner he inferred that the former was equally harmless.

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