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The Laws of Candy

Beaumont & Fletcher's Works (3 of 10)

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Language: English
Wordcount: 18,303 / 65 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.1
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 700
Added to site: 2005.02.27 9804
Genre: Drama

A Tragi-Comedy

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246] From him, whom I before my self alone, Had more than full three quarters kill'd: a man Well worthy only by this hand to have dy'd, Not by a Boys weak push: I talk too much, But 'tis a fault of age: If to bring home Long peace, long victorie, even to your Capitol; If to secure your Kingdom, wives, and children, Your lives and liberties; if to renown Your honours through the world, to fix your names, Like Blazing stars admir'd, and fear'd by all That have but heard of Candy, or a Cretan, Be to deserve the approvement of my man-hood, Then thus much have I done: what more, examine The annals of my life; and then consider What I have been, and am. Lords I have said.


With reverence to the Senate, is it lawfull, Without your Customes breach, to say a word?


Say on my Lord Gonzalo.


I have heard, And with no little wonder, such high deeds Of Chivalrie discours'd, that I confess, I do not think the Worthies while they



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