The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins: With a Prefatory Essay (Classic Reprint)

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Fb&c Limited, 22. nov 2016 - 188 pages
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A pretty incident is added, that she makes an annual visit to the place of her former habitation, and persuades her royal lover to accompany her in a rural festival, in which they lay aside the pomp of the court for the garb and simple fare of the su/rrounding shepherds. As the narrative is put into the mouth of another Georgian maiden, who relates it among her companions, there should have been some return to her at the.close of the. Piece, without which we are apt to forget that Emyra and riot the Poet is the narrator.

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