"That Ypre, which inspires the Lust of arbitrary Sway, now twisted its envenom'd Tail round the Heart of Eovaai; and, in an instant, erased all the Maxims the wise Eojaeu had endeavoured to establish there: so easy is it for the best Natures to be perverted, when Example rouses up the Sparks of some darling Inclination."
— Haywood [née Fowler], Eliza (1693?-1756)
See Adventures of Eovaai. Princess of Ijaveo. A Pre-Adamitical History. Interspersed with a great Number of remarkable Occurrences, which happened, and may again happen, to several Empires, Kingdoms, Republicks, and particular Great Men. With some Account of the Religion, Laws, Customs, and Policies of those Times. Written originally in the Language of Nature, (of later Years but little understood.) First translated into Chinese, at the command of the Emperor, by a Cabal of Seventy Philosophers; and now retranslated into English, by the Son of a Mandarin, residing in London. (London: Printed for S. Baker, 1736). <Link to ESTC><Link to ECCO>
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