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Thrice is he arm'd that hath his quarrel just : And be but naked ( tho'lock'd up in
steel ) . Whose conscience with injustice is corrupted , Taucot CHAP . IX . OH ,
world , thy slippery turns ! Friends now fast sworn , Whose double bosoms seem
... let her pipe falland rose up . And where are you going , Maria ? said I .-- She
said , to Moulines , -Let us go , said I , together . - Maria put her arm within mine ,
and lengthening the string to let the dog follow in that order we entered Moulines
I feel , I feel this breaking heart Beat high against my side : From her white arm
down sunk her head , She shiver'd , sigh'd , and died . MALLET . 0000000 CHAP
. XVI . CELADON AND AMELIA . TIS listening fear and dumb amazement all ...
... While on the yard - arm the harpooner sits , Strikes the boneta , or the shark
ensnares : The little nautilus , with purple pride Expands his sails , and dances O'
er the waves : Small winged fishes on the shrouds alight ; And beauteous
He strove to speak ; Nor words he found : he claspt her in his arms ; He sigh'd ,
he swoond , look'd up , and died away , One grave contains this hapless , faithful
pair ; And still the Cane - isles tell their matchless love ! GRAINGEN . H CHAP .
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This reader was initially published as a British reader, and then imported to America. According to Henry W. Simon, it was first published in America in Philadelphia in 1799. He was unaware of this second American printing. There is also another printing -- from New York in 1812 -- of which he too was unaware. Thus far, these are the only three American printings of which I am aware. In a visit to the Harvard archives, I noticed in their records that the Institute of 1770, an early literary society there, often read aloud from Enfield in their meetings in the 1770s and 1780s (though this would have been a British version of the text, not the American one depicted here).