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Deeds of good men; for by their living

here, Virtues, indeed remote, seem to be near.

Who would imagine it possible that in a very few lines so many remote ideas could be brought together : Since 'tis my doon, Love's underfhrieve,

Why this reprieve ?
Why doth my She Advowson 'fly

Incumbency?
To sell thyself dost thou intend

By candle’s end,
And hold the contrast thus in doubt,

Life's taper out? Think but how soon the market fails, Your sex lives faster than the niales;

C As

· As if to measure age's span,

The fober Julian were th’account of ·: man, Whilst you live by the fleet Gregorian.

CLEVELAND,

LEVE

of enormous and disgusting hyber

boles, these may be examples : By every wind, that comes this way, Send me at least a sigh or two,

Such and so many I'll repay As shall themselves make winds to get to you.

COWLEY.

In tears I'll waste these eyes

By love so vainly fed; So lust of old the Deluge punished. :

COWIEY.

All

All arm'd in brass, the richest dress of

war, (A dismal glorious fight) he shone afar. The fun himself started with sudden

fright, To see his beams return so dismal bright. :

COWLEY.

An universal consternation : ' His bloody eyes he hurls round, his

Tharp paws Tear up the ground; then runs he wild

about, Lashing his angry tail and roaring out. Beasts creep into their dens, and tremble

there; Trees, tho' no wind is stirring, shake with fear;

Silence

Silence and horrour fill the place around: Echo itself dares scarce repeat the sound.

COWLEY.

THEIR fictions were often violent

and unnatural.

Of his Mistress bathing:

The fish around her crouded, as they do To the false light that treach’rous fishers

fhew, And all with as much case might taken be,

As she at first took me :
For ne'er did light so clear

Among the waves appear, Tho' ev'ry night the fun himself fet there

COWLEY.

The

The poetical effect of a Lover's name upon glass : ''! : ic,!!!.

My name engrav'd herein, Doth contribute my firmness to this glass; Which, ever since that clrarm, hath

been siin As hard, as that which gray'd it, was.

;' DONNE.

THEIR conceits were sometimes

flight and trifling: ,
. On an inconstant woman.
He enjoys thy calmy sunshine now,

And no breath stirring hears,
In the clear heaven of thy brow,
No imallest cloud appears.

: F2.5", He

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