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Which by the spurning heels dispers'd around
The bed, besprinkles and bedews the ground.
Then Lamyrus with Lamm, and the young
Serranm, who with gaming did prolong
The night: opprest with wine and slumber lay -s
The beauteous Youth, and dreamt of lucky Play; >
More lucky, had it been protracted till the day. *
The famifh'd Lion thus with hunger bold,
O'er-leaps the fences of the nightly fold,
The peaceful Flock devours, and tears, and draws -f
Wrapt up in silent fear, they lie and pant beneath
Nor with less rage Euryalus imploys [his paws.
The vengeful Sword, nor fewer foes destroys;
But on th' ignoble Crowd his fury flew j
Which Fadui, Heiefiv, and \h*tit> slew,
With ^Abdris: in sleep the rest did fall j
But %httus waking, and observing all,
Behind a mighty Jar he slunk for fear;
The sharp edg'd Iron found and reach'd him there:
lull as he lose he plung'd it in his side;
The cruel Sword return'd in crimson dy'd.
The wound a blended stream of wine and blood
Tours out; the purple Soul comes floating in the flood.
Now where Mejsapm quarter'd they arrive;
The fires were fainting there, and just alive;
The warlike Horses ty'd in order fed;
Wfiu the discipline observ'd, and said,
Our eagerness of blood may both betray:
Behdld the doubtful glimmering of the day,
Foe to these nightly thefts: No more, my friend,
Here let our glutted Execution end;
A Lane through slaughter'd Bodies we have made:
The bold Euryalus, though, loath, obey'd:
Rich Arms and Arras which they scatter'd find,
And Plate, a precious Joad they leave behind.
let fond of gaudy Spoils, the Boy would stay
To make the proud Caparisons his prey,
Which deck'd a neighb'iing Steed,-—->
Nor did his Eyes less longingly behold
On which the Moon with full reflection play'd. •*
And ^tIbtn Lakes from ^AlU's name so call'df
Ah! wretch, he cry'd, where have I left behind,.
If e'er my pious Father for my lake,
Fix'd as the Capitol's Foundarion lies,
Tbeocrit. Idyllium the i-8th.
The EptbaJamium of Helen and Menelaus.
'By Mr. Drydeo.
TWelve Sptrtan Vrrgins, noble, young, and fair;
With flowing bowls of a more generous God.!"