Oer all the Italian fields, where still doth sway
The triple Tyrant; that from these may grow
A hundred-fold, who having learnt thy way,
Early may fly the Babylonian woe.
Note 1. In 1665, by order of the Duke of Savoy. It is delightful to be able to say, in this year 1856, that the slaughter has been avenged in a better manner than the stern poet desired; namely, by the erection of a Protestant Chapel in the capital of Piedmont, and under the auspices of a king of the Duke of Savoys house. [back]