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Moores Fables for the Female Sex

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Author: Edward Moore
Published: 1806
Language: English
Wordcount: 16,360 / 55 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.2
Downloads: 12,912
Added to site: 2012.10.19
mnybks.net#: 31479
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trembling o'er the meadow flew; Their nimblest speed the WOLF o'ertook, And, courteous, thus the DAM bespoke: Stay, fairest, and suspend your fear, Trust me, no enemy is near; These jaws, in slaughter oft imbru'd, At length have known enough of blood, And kinder business brings me now, Vanquish'd, at beauty's feet to bow. You have a daughter--Sweet, forgive A WOLF'S address--In her I live; Love from her eye like lightning came, And set my marrow all on flame; Let your consent confirm my choice, And ratify our nuptial joys. Me ample wealth and pow'r attend, Wide o'er the plains my realms extend; What midnight robber dare invade The fold, if I the guard am made? At home the shepherd's cur may sleep, While I secure his master's sheep. Discourse like his attention claim'd; Grandeur the MOTHER'S breast inflam'd; Now fearless by his side she walk'd, Of settlements and jointures talk'd; Propos'd and doubled her demands, Of flow'ry fields and turnip lands. The WOLF agrees.--Her bosom swells; To MISS her happy fate s

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Average Rating of 3 from 1 reviews: ***
2012.11.05
tommyjane
***..

Interesting and educating.


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