Juvenilia Volume 1

Juvenilia Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...she shew them light, Tis like morning after night. And. And, tis worthy well beholding, With how many a pretty folding, Her sweet eye-lids grace that faire, Meanly fring'd with beaming haire: Whereby, neatly ouerspread, Those bright lamps are shaddowed. Twixt the Eyes, no hollow place, Wrinkle nor vndecent space, Disproportions her in ought; Though by Enuy, faults were sought. On those Eye-browes neuer yet, Did disdainefull scowling sit. Loue and Goodneffe gotten thither, Sit on equall thrones together; And doe throw iust scorne on them, That their gouernment contemne. Then f almost obscur'd) appeares Those her Iewell-gracing Eares, Whose owne Beauties more adorne, Then the richest Pearle that's worne By the proudest Persian Dames, Or the best that Nature frames. There, the voice (in loues Meanders) Those their pretty cirklings, wanders: Whose rare turnings will admit, No rude speech to enter it. Stretching Stretching from mount Forhead lies, Beauties Cape betwixt her eyes. Which two Chrystall-paffing lakes, Loues delightfull Isthmus makes; Neither more nor lesse extending, Then most meriteth commending. Those, in whom that part hath beene, Best deseruing praises seene: Or, (surueid without affection) Came the neerest to persection. Would scarce handsome ones appeare, If with her compar'd they were. For, it is so much excelling, That it passeth meanes of telling. On the either side of this, Loues most louely Prospect is. Those her smiling Cheekes, whose colour Comprehends true Beautie fuller, Then the curioust mixtures can, That are made by art of Man. It is Beauties Garden-plot, Where, as in a True-loue-knot, So, the Snowy Lilly growes, Mixed with the Crimson Rose, That, as friends they ioyned be. Yet, they seeme to disagree, Whether of the two...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236517822
  • 9781236517821