Gomez and Eleonora, tr. from a Span. MS.

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Page 171 - ... would discover herself, and reprimand him for his criminal passion ; but, being hurried away by a much more criminal passion herself, she kept the assignation without discovering herself. The fruit of this horrid artifice was a daughter, whom the gentlewoman caused to be educated very privately in the country; but proving very lovely, and...
Page 171 - A damsel that served her had, many years before, acquainted her that she was importuned by the gentlewoman's son to grant him a private meeting. The mother ordered the maiden to make the assignation, when, she said, she would discover herself, and reprimand him for his criminal passion: but being hurried away by a much more criminal passion herself, she kept the assignation without discovering herself. The fruit of this horrid artifice was a daughter, whom the gentlewoman...
Page 172 - The prelate charged her never to let her fon and daughter know what had pafled, as they were innocent of any criminal intention. For herfelf, he bade her almoft defpair.

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