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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 ?
By candle’s end,
Life's taper out? Think but how soon the market fails, Your sex lives faster than the niales;
· As if to measure age's span,
The fober Julian were th’account of ·: man, Whilst you live by the fleet Gregorian.
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.
In tears I'll waste these eyes
By love so vainly fed; So lust of old the Deluge punished. :
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. :
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 and horrour fill the place around: Echo itself dares scarce repeat the sound.
THEIR fictions were often violent
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 :
Among the waves appear, Tho' ev'ry night the fun himself fet there
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.
THEIR conceits were sometimes
flight and trifling: ,
And no breath stirring hears,
: F2.5", He