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Thrytho; A Drama [In Verse. with Death and Dream Songs]

Thrytho; A Drama [In Verse. with Death and Dream Songs]

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Excerpt from book: Thrytho bore pride, cruel malice, the dangerous folk-queen. Neither was any found of loved companions bold enough to look upon her, nor might another than her wedded lord gaze with too curious eyes by day upon her beauty. For she imposed the death-bond. She fashioned with her hand for such the fetter. Then after the binding was the sword appointed; the blade that sharply shears, the deadly weapon making known the death-woe. No woman's deed is this though she be beautiful ! That for fierce anger or pretended insult she should seek, she being called Peaceweaver, to do a friend to death. [Tram, chapter{Section 4Where is the horseman? Where is the rider? Where is gone the Giver of Treasure ? Places of feasting, friends and pleasures? Alas for wine bowl sparkling! Alas for burnied warrior! Woe for pride of princes ! Lo ! how Time departeth, Shrouded in the night shades as she had been never! [Trans. chapter{Section 5DRAMATIS PERSON/E. Offa King of Mercia Hbothoar Brother-in-Law of Offa Egfrith Offa's Son /ethelbert ... King of Anglia (disguised as a Scop) elfric ... ... ... ... ... ... An Earl Alcuin ... ... ... ... ... A Prelate Bvrhtnoth ... ... ... ... A Young Earl A Clerk Thrytho ... ... ... A Worshipper of Woden Elfrida ... Daughter of Offa and betrothed to [yEthelbert Hrosfrith ... ... ... ... Elfrida's Attendant The Three Norns. Earls?Warriors?Ambassadors of Charlemagne? Attendants on Elfrida and Thrytho. PROLOGUE. chapter{Section 6THRYTHO. PROLOGUE. A towering 7iiass of cloud, grey, lowering, illuminated from time to time by the lurid light of storm. Far below, a rugged coast line, dimly discerned, the sea breaking white against the cliffs. In the cloud three gigantic figures, themselves cloud...
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780217406451
Publisher: General Books
Binding: Paperback
Language: English
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 2 mm
Width: 186 mm
ISBN-10: 0217406459
Publisher Date: 04 Feb 2012
Height: 242 mm
No of Pages: 30
Series Title: English
Weight: 73 gr
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