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.
Besides Pyrame et Thisbe, his works include a paraphrase, half verse, half prose, of the Phaedo.