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Cosi a l'egro fanciul porgiamo aspersi
Di soave licor gli orli del vaso:
Succhi amari ingannato in tanto ei beve,
E da l'inganno suo vita riceve.

GERUSALEMME LIBERATA.

TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

LONDON:
J. HATCHARD AND SON, 187, PICCADILLY.

1826.

SEPHORA.

CHAPTER XXII.

of our

And here let us pause to ask if any readers begin to yawn at the idea of being again dragged forth to the vespers of Mount Carmel, and dread to think, that even when that ceremony is gone through, only two days of the feast of tabernacles will be over, and that there are four more yet to come!

To such we would show our gratitude for their patience and perseverance, in having accompanied our heroine so far in her pilgrimage through life, by not only excusing them from attending the remaining days of this annual festival, but by permitting them

VOL. II.

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