hypner pg1-10-part4

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Traversing deeper into the forest, lost and lost again, a delirious Poliphilo succumbs to a fragile slumber. Suddenly the tale becomes a dream within a dream. When Poliphilo later awakens, still in the midst of his initial dream, his desire for the unattainable, enigmatic Polia becomes a refuge of passionate repose. Poliphilo, driven forth by his ardor, unexpectedly stumbles upon a group of inquisitive, angelic fairies who urge him to seek the aide of their Queen…