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Acolastus; His After-Witte (1600.) (Paperback) Loot Price: R187
Discovery Miles 1 870
Acolastus; His After-Witte (1600.) (Paperback): Samuel Nicholson
Acolastus; His After-Witte (1600.) (Paperback): Samuel Nicholson

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Acolastus; His After-Witte (1600.) (Paperback)

Samuel Nicholson

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: Thou art fo little (elfe our Poets mifle) That thou canft hide thee in a wanton eye, So fubtile thou canft enter with a kifle, So craftie thou canft counterfaite to dye, Or being dead, thy qualitie is fuch, To liue againe by vertue of a tuch. O lend me thy infmuating power, Words fteep'd in fyrop of Ambrofia, 1190 To force my Danae with their golden fhower, That fhe may blcffc me with a yeclding nay: Each fentencc be a fweet inchanting charme, Vpon her hart-ftrings playing loues alarme. So fhall thy glorie be immortall ftill, The conqueft woon to fet thy captiues free, And cure their wounds whom thou mightft iuftly kill: O exercife thy pittie then in me; That finding her to eafe my heauie bands, May blefle the time I fell into thy hands. 1200 By this her bofome ftor'd, her lap was full, And wanton weary, quickly fet her downe, No prettie flower there was, but fhe did pull; No colour fet in Ariadnes crowne, Or in the compaffe of faire Iris Bowe, She did not gather to enrich her fhowc. H Now Now powrefull Loue that reuel'd in my hart, Contrould my filence, hating to be mute, Still rubs the foare that made my wound to fmart, And ftrongly vrg'd me to commence my fute: 1210 Till fancie growne too headftrong to retire, Thus in a word I tolde her my dcfire. Goddeffe (quoth I) for lefle thou canft not be, God lieue thou couldft, or that my birth were better, My loue, my life, both confecrate to thee, I offer as an inefficient debter: 0 ftand propitious to an humble Swaine, That craues but loue to anfwer loue againe. I call to record Venus and her Sonne, No meanes vnfought, no art vnwrought by me, 1220 To quench this flame when firft it was begunne, Forefeeing ftill this foule extremitie; B...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Samuel Nicholson
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 52
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-91183-2
Barcode: 9780217911832
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-91183-8

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