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Page iii - Cypriote estate ; and no sooner was he freed from certain political and domestic obstacles, than he tendered his hand to that lady. In order to satisfy the rigid law which forbade the marriage of any Venetian of noble birth with a foreigner, the destined royal bride was solemnly adopted by the state, and declared a daughter of St. Mark; she was then married by proxy, in the presence of the doge and signory, conducted by the bucentaur to the galley which awaited her in the port, and escorted by a...
Page 37 - twere best to quell. Some impulse to forget, On which should mem'ry cease to dwell. We may be happy yet ! Oh never name departed days Nor vows you whispered then, Round which too sad a feeling plays To trust their tones again ; Regard their shadows round thee cast As if we ne'er had met, And thus unmindful of the past We may be happy yet ! Cat.