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P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Brookes More) 14 0 Browse Search
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P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Arthur Golding), Book 4, line 55 (search)
ll nie both twaine conveyed were. The name of him was Pyramus, and Thisbe calde was she. So faire a man in all the East was none alive as he,s verie light and safely to and fro. Now as at one side Pyramus and Thisbe on the tother Stoode often drawing one of them the pleasant breath om thence doth rise. As soone as darkenesse once was come, straight Thisbe did devise A shift to wind hir out of doores, that none that were wstaunch hir bloudie thurst With water of the foresaid spring. Whome Thisbe spying furst, Afarre by moonelight, thereupon with fearfull steppesut Cowardes use to wish for death. The slender weede that fell From Thisbe up he takes, and streight doth beare it to the tree, Which was appoeare with which she was agast, For doubt of disapointing him commes Thisbe forth in hast, And for hir lover lookes about, rejoycing for to tely ripe, the Berrie is bespect With colour tending to a blacke. And that which after fire Remained, rested in one Tumbe as Thisbe did desire.