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My own hereafter.---Back, ye baffled fiends !
[The Demons disappear.
Man. 'Tis over—my dull eyes can fix thee not ;
Cold-cold-even to the heart
[MANFRED expires. Abbot. He's gone_his soul hath ta'en its earthless
flightWhither? I dread to think-but he is gone.
Note 1, page 23, lines 10 and 11.
the sunbow's rays still arch
This iris is formed by the rays of the sun over the lower part of the alpine torrents : it is exactly like a rainbow, come down to pay a visit, and so close that you may walk into it :-this effect lasts till noon.
Note 2, page 26, lines 18 and 19.
Eros and Anteros, at Gadara.
Note 3, page 29, lines 29 and 30.
-- she replied
The story of Pausanias, king of Sparta, (who commanded the Greeks at the battle of Platea, and afterwards perished for 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 47, lines 4 and 5.
-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 thein, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.”
Genesis, ch. vi. verses 2 and 4.