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Page liv - He who of old would rend the oak . Dreamed not of the rebound ; Chained by the trunk he vainly broke . • , Alone — how looked he round ? Thou in the sternness of thy strength % An equal deed hast done at length And darker fate hast found : He fell, the forest-prowlers...
Page xi - My second's well, that's better let alone. My whole's a city's name, — a soldier's, poet's ; A name that's honored wheresoe'er it's known. It was a certain lady's; later, changed. Not so her charming nature. Sometimes we Called her by her first name, and, when that's heard, All Italy knows well that it is she.