Feelings of fierce hostility towards a rival, Andromeda, are also present; unlike Sappho, she will die without glory: "Thou liest dead, and there will be no memory left behind/Of thee or thine in all the earth, for never didst
thou bind/The roses of Pierian streams upon thy brow; thy doom/ Is now to flit with unknown ghosts in cold and nameless/gloom" (Sappho 1942: 55).
Was my garb and mien like this when I explored with thee nature's hid secrets, and thou didst
trace for me with thy wand the courses of the stars, moulding the while my character and the whole conduct of my life after the pattern of the celestial order?
Thus in the Forest, the readers meet a more expressive Orlando who expresses his love for Rosalind by composing poetry and carving the name of his beloved on various trees as Celia reports it to Rosalind, "But didst
thou hear without wondering how thy name should be hanged and carved upon these trees" (III/ii,167, 168).
But he answered and said to one of them, "Friend, I do thee no wrong: didst
not thou agree with me for a denario?
After that civil war did break out in England, the Puritan poet and minister Michael Wigglesworth described the New World as a "hiding place, which thou/Jehovah, didst
thou flee, along with the pleasures of the flesh, including the visceral pleasure of absolute antinomy?
A bark show'd dim beyond Thee, with its mast Bow'd, and its rent sail shivering to the blast; But, like a spirit in thy gliding tread, Thou, as o'er glass, didst
walk that stormy sea Through rushing winds, which left a silent path for Thee.
Then he constructs a dialogue trying to use archaic second-person singular endings that he doesn't know how to use, writing, "Thou truly wast in thy cups last night, Catherine, but didst
thou realizeth (instead of "realize," an infinitive required after "didst
") thou wedded (instead of "weddedst," to make the verb agree with its subject "thou") the court jester?
THOU who didst
heal the sick and deal gently with the weak, who didst
speak kindly to the old and weep quietly with the mourning, comfort even now all in weakness, sorrow, or anxiety.
I have used thee, Filth as thou art, with human care, and lodged thee In mine own cell, till thou didst
seek to violate the honor of my child, (1.
Thou sometimes think of there, And ask where all the angels were?
This would yield the much more likely translation "the tail hair of a horse didst
thou then become, O Indra, when he struck his two fangs against thee.