Fruit, Hesperides

Pericles, [1.1.28-35]. Antiochus. “Before thee stands this fair Hesperides,/ With golden fruit, but dangerous to be touch’d;/ For death-like dragons here affright thee hard,/ Her face, like heaven, enticeth thee to view/ her countless glory, which desert must gain;/ And which, without desert, because thine eye/ Presumes to reach, all the whole heap must die.”


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