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Nineveh (Iraq) (search for this): book 4, card 55
kissed a fond farewell vain kisses that to love might none avail. When dawn removed the glimmering lamps of night, and the bright sun had dried the dewy grass again they met where they had told their love; and now complaining of their hapless fate, in murmurs gentle, they at last resolved, away to slip upon the quiet night, elude their parents, and, as soon as free, quit the great builded city and their homes. Fearful to wander in the pathless fields, they chose a trysting place, the tomb of Ninus, where safely they might hide unseen, beneath the shadow of a tall mulberry tree, covered with snow-white fruit, close by a spring. All is arranged according to their hopes: and now the daylight, seeming slowly moved, sinks in the deep waves, and the tardy night arises from the spot where day declines. Quickly, the clever Thisbe having first deceived her parents, opened the closed door. She flitted in the silent night away; and, having veiled her face, reached the great tomb, and sat beneath
nd the tardy night arises from the spot where day declines. Quickly, the clever Thisbe having first deceived her parents, opened the closed door. She flitted in the sthing jaws incarnadined with blood of slaughtered oxen. As the moon was bright, Thisbe could see her, and affrighted fled with trembling footstep to a gloomy cave; an on her way, and full of rage, tore it and stained it with her bloody jaws: but Thisbe, fortunate, escaped unseen. Now Pyramus had not gone out so soon as Thisbe to tThisbe to the tryst; and, when he saw the certain traces of that savage beast, imprinted in the yielding dust, his face went white with fear; but when he found the veil covered s the roots soaked up the blood the pendent mulberries were dyed a purple tint. Thisbe returned, though trembling still with fright, for now she thought her lover musfate has taken thy life away? Pyramus! Pyramus! awake! awake! It is thy dearest Thisbe calls thee! Lift thy drooping head! Alas,”—At Thisbe's name he raised his eyes,
Pyramus (Turkey) (search for this): book 4, card 55
When Pyramus and Thisbe, who were known the one most handsome of all youthful men, the other loveliest of all eastern girls,— lived in adjoining houses, near the walls that Queen Semiramis had buafety through that hidden way. There, many a time, they stood on either side, thisbe on one and Pyramus the other, and when their warm breath touched from lip to lip, their sighs were such as this: “f rage, tore it and stained it with her bloody jaws: but Thisbe, fortunate, escaped unseen. Now Pyramus had not gone out so soon as Thisbe to the tryst; and, when he saw the certain traces of that sangling her grief in his unquenched blood; and as she kissed his death-cold features wailed; “Ah Pyramus, what cruel fate has taken thy life away? Pyramus! Pyramus! awake! awake! It is thy dearest ThiPyramus! Pyramus! awake! awake! It is thy dearest Thisbe calls thee! Lift thy drooping head! Alas,”—At Thisbe's name he raised his eyes, though languorous in death, and darkness gathered round him as he gazed. And then she saw her veil; and near it