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MAN.

What are they to such as thee?

Must crimes be punish'd but by other crimes,
And greater criminals?—Back to thy hell!
Thou hast no power upon me, that I feel;
Thou never shalt possess me, that I know:
What I have done is done; I bear within

A torture which could nothing gain from thine:
The mind which is immortal makes itself
Requital for its good or evil thoughts-
Is its own origin of ill and end-

And its own place and time-its innate sense,
When stripp'd of this mortality, derives
No colour from the fleeting things without;
But is absorb'd in sufferance or in joy,

Born from the knowledge of its own desert.

Thou didst not tempt me, and thou couldst not tempt

me;

I have not been thy dupe, nor am thy prey—
But was my own destroyer, and will be
My own hereafter.-Back, ye baffled fiends!
The hand of death is on me-but not yours!

[The Demons disappear.

ABBOT. Alas! how pale thou art-thy lips are whiteAnd thy breast heaves-and in thy gasping throat The accents rattle-Give thy prayers to heaven— Pray-albeit but in thought,—but die not thus.

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AN. 'Tis over-my dull eyes can fix thee not; all things swim around me, and the earth ves as it were beneath me. Fare thee well- me thy hand.

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Cold-cold-even to the heart

yet one prayer-alas! how fares it with thee?IAN. Old man! 'tis not so difficult to die.

BBOT. He's gone-his soul hath ta'en its earthless

ither? I dread to think-but he is gone.

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Note 2, page 31, lines 18 and 19.

He who from out their fountain dwellings raised
Eros and Anteros, at Gadara.

The philosopher Iamblicus. The story of the raising of Cros and Anteros may be found in his life, by Eunapius. It s well told.

In words of dubious import, but fulfill'd.

The story of Pausanias, king of Sparta, (who commanded he Greeks at the battle of Platea, and afterwards perished or an attempt to betray the Lacedemonians) and Cleonice, is told in Plutarch's life of Cimon; and in the Laconics of Pausanias the Sophist, in his description of Greece.

Note 4, page 57, lines 7 and 8.

the giant sons

Of the embrace of angels.

"That the Sons of God saw the daughters of men, that they were fair," &c.

"There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the Sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown."

Genesis, ch. vi. verses 2 and 4.

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