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<Text id=MarDido> <Author>Marlowe, Christopher</Author> <Title>Dido and Anaeus. [The Tragedy of Dido, Queen of Carthage]</Title> <Edition>The Complete Works of Christopher Marlowe. Fredson Bowers, ed. Cambridge, England: The University Press, 1973</Edition> <Date>1586-1593</Date> <body> <loc><locdoc>MarDido</locdoc> <div0> <l>Here the curtains draw, there is discovered</l> <l>Jupiter dandling Ganymede upon his knee,</l> <l>And mercury lying asleep.</l> <l>Jup. come, gentle Ganymede, and play with me.</l> <l>I love thee well, say juno what she will.</l> <l>Gan. i am much better for your worthless love,</l> <l>That will not shield me from her shrewish blows.</l> <l>Today, whenas i filled into your cups</l> <l>And held the cloth of pleasance while you drank,</l> <l>She reached me such a rap for that i spilled,</l> <l>As made the blood run down about mine ears.</l> <l>Jup. what? dares she strike the darling of my thoughts?</l> <l>By saturn's soul, and this earth threat'ning hair,</l> . . .