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Rise and Fall
THE EARL OF SOMERSET.
IN THREE VOLUMES.
“ Let me speak, to the unknowing world,
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These violent delights have violent ends,
ROMEO AND JULIET.
In the latter part of the first volume, the reader met with the
Earl of Essex travelling in the suite of the Lord Hay, Ambassador Extraordinary to the King of France. At the period when the second volume of our tale commences, Essex had returned from his travels, and found his young Countess in all the bloom of youth and beauty; but he had also the misfortune to discover that her