Shorter Elizabethan Poems

Shorter Elizabethan Poems

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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. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...end their killing power! So shall you prove how love doth pain me, And see me die still your! Hou art but young!" thou sayest, "And Love's delight, thou weigh'st not." O take time, while thou may'st, Lest when thou would'st thou may'st not I If Love shall then assail thee, A double double anguish will torment thee! And thou wilt wish (but wishes all will fail thee!): "O me! that I were young again!" and so repent thee. Hy dost thou shoot, and I seek not to shield me? I yield, sweet Love! Spare then my wounded liver! And do not make my heart thy arrows' quiver, O hold, what needs this shooting! when I yield me? FINIS. The Triumphs Of Oriana Edited by Thomas Morley. 1 6 o 1. To The Right Honourable The Lord CHARLES HOWARD, Earl Of Nottingham, Baron Of Effingham, Knight Of The Noble Order Of The Garter; Lord High Admiral of England, Ireland, and Wales, &c.; and one of Her Majesty's most honourable Privy Council Right Honourable. Have adventured to dedicate these few discordant tunes, to be censured by the ingenious disposition of your Lordship's honourable rare perfection; persuading myself that these labours, composed by me and others--as in the survey hereof, your Lordship may well perceive--may not, by any means, pass without the malignity of 154 Dedication To The Earl Of Nottingham. malicious Momus, whose malice, being as toothsome as adder's sting, couched in the progress of a way faring man's passage, might make him retire, though almost at his journey's end. Two special motives have emboldened me, Right Honourable! in this my proceeding. First, for that I consider that as the body cannot be without the shadow; so Homer, the prince of poets, may not be without a Zoilist. The second and last is the most forcible...show more

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  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236539648
  • 9781236539649