The Cid

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Published: 1636
Language: English
Wordcount: 20,751 / 65 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.5
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 1,138
Added to site: 2005.02.12
mnybks.net#: 9593
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Drama,

A Literal Translation by Roscoe Mongan, 1896

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n, the history of thy life. This just punishment of impertinent language will serve as no small embellishment for it.

Scene V.--DON DIEGO.

O rage! O despair! O inimical old age! Have I then lived so long only for this disgrace? And have I grown grey in warlike toils, only to see in one day so many of my laurels wither? Does my arm [i.e. my valor], which all Spain admires and looks up to [_lit._ with respect]--[does] my arm, which has so often saved this empire, and so often strengthened anew the throne of its king, now [_lit._ then] betray my cause, and do nothing for me? O cruel remembrance of my bygone glory! O work of a lifetime [_lit._ so many days] effaced in a day! new dignity fatal to my happiness! lofty precipice from which mine honor falls! must I see the count triumph over your splendor, and die without vengeance, or live in shame? Count, be now the instructor of my prince! This high rank becomes [_lit._ admits] no man without honor, and thy jealous pride, by this foul [_lit._ remarkable] in

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