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HWITATATA KF 10017
HARVARL COLLEGE that
JUNE 26, 1930
George Larrance, Dorset Street, London.
The Knight, by damnable Magician,
But now, t'observe romantique method,
ARGUMENT, ver. 1. and 2. Thus altered 1674, restored 1704.
The Knight being clapp'd by th' heels in prison,
The last unhappy expedition. v. 3. Love bring's his action on the case] An action on the case, is a writ brought against any one, for an offence done without force, and by law not specially provided for. See Manley's Interpreter ; Jacob's Law Dictionary; Bailey's Dictionary.
v.5. How he receives, &c.] How he revi's, &c. In the two first editions of 1664.
CANTO, v. 1. But now, t observe, &c.] The beginning of this Second Part may perhaps seem strange and abrupt to those who do not know, that it was written on purpose in imitation of Virgil, who begins
Of jealousy, to lose their wits;
the 4th Book of his Æneids in the very same manner, At Regina gravi,
v. 2. Altered to Let rusty steel 1674, 1684, &c. to trusty steel 1700,
v. 9. Is't not enough to make one strange) So some speak in the West
v. 10. That some men's fancies] That a man's fancy, in the two
suing like a whirlwind] Alluding, probably, to Don Quixote's account of