PYRAMUS AND THISBE, the hero and heroine of a Babylonian love-story told by Ovid (Metam.
Thisbe was the first to arrive, but, terrified by the roar of a lion, took to flight.
Thisbe returned to the rendezvous, and finding her lover mortally wounded, put an end to her own life.
1647), a coarse but witty piece on the story of Pyramus and Thisbe, acted by the schoolboys of the college of Arboga in 1610.
In 1615 he attached himself to the ill-fated Henry, duke of Montmorency (1595-1632), under whose protection he produced with success the tragedy of Pyrame et Thisbe, acted probably about 1617 and printed in 1623, although placed later by some critics.
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