previous next

[71] Candida. She mentions what she saw and admired in him. His dress, his air, his manner; in a word, every thing about him was full of charms. If he was mounted on horseback, she was delighted with the skill and art of the rider. If he sent forth the flying javelin, she was pleased with his strength and agility. His dress was negligent and graceful, such as became a hero; his looks, whatever they might appear to others, spoke him in her eyes brave and courage, us. This is very natural, and what every one who knows what it is to be in love, has felt.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: