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And with that be aware, the arrows within the case Of the goddess clattered speedy and rang, And forth she went, and made a vanishing; For which this Emily astonished used to be, And acknowledged, “What ability this, sadly! I positioned me on your defense, Diane, and in thy disposicioun. ” And hoom she gooth anon the nexte weye. this can be th‘effect, ther is namore to seye. The nexte houre of Mars folwinge this, Arcite un-to the temple walked is Of fierse Mars, to doon his sacrifyse, With alle the rytes of his payen wyse. With pitous herte and heigh devocioun, correct therefore to Mars he seyde his orisoun: “O stronge god, that during the regnes colde Of hint honoured artwork, and lord y-holde, And hast in each regne and each lond Of armes al the brydel in thyn hond, And hem fortunest as thee checklist devyse, settle for of me my pitous sacrifyse. if that is so be that my youthe may well deserve, And that my can be valuable for to serve Thy godhede, that i could been oon of thyne, Than preye I thee to rewe up-on my pyne. For thilke peyne, and thilke hote fyr, during which thou whylom brendest for desyr, Whan that thou usedest the grete beautee Of fayre yonge fresshe Venus loose, And haddest hir in armes at thy wille, Al-though thee ones on a tyme misfille Whan Vulcanus had stuck thee in his las, And fond thee ligging by means of his wyf, alias! For thilke sorwe that used to be in thyn herte, Have routhe as wel up-on my peynes smerte. i'm yong and unkonning, as thou wost, And, as I trowe, with love indignant so much, That ever used to be any lyves creature; For she, that dooth me al this wo undergo, Ne reccheth by no means wher I sinke or flete. And wel I woot, er she me mercy hete, I moot with strengthe winne hir within the position; And wel I woot, withouten aid or grace Of thee, ne could my strengthe noght availle. Than aid me, lord, to-morwe in my bataille, Diana, and at your disposing. ” and residential she went anon the fastest manner. this can be the outcome, there isn't any extra to claim. the following hour of Mars following this, Arcita unto the temple walked Of fierce Mars, to do his sacrifice, With all of the customs of his pagan rites. With piteous middle and with excessive devotion, correct therefore to Mars he stated his prayer: “O powerful god, who within the geographical regions chilly Of Thrace commemorated are and lordship held, And has in each realm and each land Of fingers the entire bridle reins on your hand, And dispenses fortune as you choose, settle for of me my piteous sacrifice. If my adolescence may well deserve, And my may be useful to serve Your godhead, that i could be one in every of yours, Then I pray you to take pity upon my discomfort. For that very same discomfort and that scorching hearth during which you as soon as burned for hope, if you loved the wonder Of reasonable, beneficiant, younger clean Venus, And had her in fingers at your will— even supposing you one time went improper while Vulcan stuck you in his net,23 and located you mendacity by way of his spouse, lamentably! — For such sorrow that was once on your center, Have pity in addition upon my pains sharp. i'm younger and ignorant, as you recognize, And, i feel, through love assailed extra Than ever used to be any dwelling creature; For she who makes me all this woe suffer, Cares no longer no matter if I sink or glide.