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Samson Agonistes, and Shorter Poems Chapter Summary & Analysis - Comus, Lines 495-1033 Summary

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Comus, Lines 495-1033 Summary

The spirit arrives, disguised as Thyrsis, a shepherd who works for the brothers' father. They ask if he came to this secluded forest looking for strays from the flock, but he says he came because he was worried about their sister. He says he knows that the sorcerer, Comus, frequents these woods, and has spied on him in his horrible revelry with the beast-people who drank his potion. He says he heard their sister's lovely singing, and was frightened that Comus must be nearby. He followed her singing, saw Comus offering to guide her to her brothers, and the shepherd came quickly in search of them himself. The younger brother is alarmed, but the elder one retains faith in the strength of their sister's virtue. The brothers are ready to go find her, but the spirit tells them they are no match for...

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