The Grecian Daughter

A Tragedy, in Five Acts.

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Author: Arthur Murphy
Language: English
Wordcount: 14,232 / 51 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 285
Added to site: 2009.10.17
mnybks.net#: 25569
Genre: Drama
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s feign'd excuse Your guards debarr'd me. Oh! while yet he lives, Indulge a daughter's love; worn out with age Soon must he seal his eyes in endless night, And with his converse charm my ear no more.

Dio. Why thus anticipate misfortune? Still Evander mocks the injuries of time. Calippus, thou survey the city round; Station the centinels, that no surprise Invade the unguarded works, while drowsy night Weighs down the soldier's eye. Afflicted fair, Thy couch invites thee. When the tumult's o'er, Thou'lt see Evander with redoubled joy. Though now unequal to the cares of empire His age sequester him, yet honours high Shall gild the ev'ning of his various day.

Eup. For this benignity accept my thanks. They gush in tears, and my heart pours its tribute.

Dio. Perdiccas, ere the morn's revolving light Unveil the face of things, do thou despatch A well-oar'd galley to Hamilcar's fleet; At the north point of yonder promontory, Let some selected officer instruct him To moo

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