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<author William Shakespeare>
<title Shake-speares Sonnets>
<stitle WS.Sonnets>
<placepub London>
<printer G. Eld>
<publisher T. T.>
<datepub 1609>
<datecomp ca. 1590-1609>
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<eeditor Hardy Cook and Ian Lancashire>
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<bkl 1><bkt title><f 2dpr>SHAKE-SPEARES

<bkl 2><f 2sprtl>SONNETS.

<bkl 3><f dpr><bkt edition>Neuer before Imprinted.


<bkl 4><bkt placepub><f prl>AT LONDON
<bkl 5><bkt printer><f dpr>By <f dpi>G. Eld <f dpr><bkt publisher>for <f dpi>T. T. <f dpr>and are
<bkl 6><bkt bookseller><f pr>to be {s}olde by <f pi>William A{s}pley.<f prl>
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<bkl 10>M<f SCspr>r<f prl>.W.H. <bkt dedication>ALL.HAPPINESSE.
<bkl 12>PROMISED.

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<bkl 15>WISHETH.

<bkl 18>SETTING.
<bkl 19>FORTH.

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<bkl 21><f dprl>S<f prl>HAKE-SPEARES,
<bkl 22><f pil>SONNETS.
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<bkl 23><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>F<f pr>Rom faire{{s}t} creatures we de{{s}i}re increa{s}e,
<bkl 24><pmdv3 2>That thereby beauties <f pi>Ro{s}e<f pr> might neuer die,
<bkl 25><pmdv3 3>But as the riper {{s}h}ould by time decea{s}e,
<bkl 26><pmdv3 4>His tender heire might beare his memory:
<bkl 27><pmdv3 5>But thou contra{ct}ed to thine owne bright eyes,
<bkl 28><pmdv3 6>Feed'{{s}t} thy lights {fl}ame with {s}elfe {s}ub{{s}t}antiall fewell,
<bkl 29><pmdv3 7>Making a famine where aboundance lies,
<bkl 30><pmdv3 8>Thy {s}elfe thy foe,to thy {s}weet {s}elfe too cruell:
<bkl 31><pmdv3 9>Thou that art now the worlds fre{{s}h} ornament,
<bkl 32><pmdv3 10>And only herauld to the gaudy {s}pring,
<bkl 33><pmdv3 11>Within thine owne bud burie{{s}t} thy content,
<bkl 34><pmdv3 12>And tender chorle mak{{s}t} wa{{s}t} in niggarding:
<bkl 35><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Pitty the world,or el{s}e this glutton be,
<bkl 36><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }To eate the worlds due,by the graue and thee.

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<bkl 37><tt headingno>2<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 38><pmdv3 1><f dpr>{VV}<f pr>Hen fortie Winters {{s}h}all be{s}eige thy brow,
<bkl 39><pmdv3 2>And digge deep trenches in thy beauties {fi}eld,
<bkl 40><pmdv3 3>Thy youthes proud liuery {s}o gaz'd on now,
<bkl 41><pmdv3 4>Wil be a totter'd weed of {s}mal worth held:
<bkl 42><pmdv3 5>Then being a{s}kt,where all thy beautie lies,
<bkl 43><pmdv3 6>Where all the trea{s}ure of thy lu{{s}t}y daies;
<bkl 44><pmdv3 7>To {s}ay within thine owne deepe {s}unken eyes,
<bkl 45><pmdv3 8>Were an all-eating {{s}h}ame,and thriftle{{s}{s}}e prai{s}e.
<bkl 46><pmdv3 9>How much more prai{s}e de{s}eru'd thy beauties v{s}e,
<bkl 47><pmdv3 10>If thou could{{s}t} an{s}were this faire child of mine
<bkl 48><pmdv3 11>Shall {s}um my count,and make my old excu{s}e
<bkl 49><pmdv3 12>Proouing his beautie by {s}ucce{{s}{s}i}on thine.

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<bkl 51><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>HAKE-SPEARES<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 52><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }This were to be new made when thou art ould,
<bkl 53><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }And {s}ee thy blood warme when thou feel'{{s}t} it could,

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<bkl 54><tt headingno>3<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 55><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>L<f pr>Ooke in thy gla{{s}{s}}e and tell the face thou vewe{{s}t},
<bkl 56><pmdv3 2>Now is the time that face {{s}h}ould forme an other,
<bkl 57><pmdv3 3>Who{s}e fre{{s}h} repaire if now thou not renewe{{s}t},
<bkl 58><pmdv3 4>Thou doo'{{s}t} beguile the world,vnble{{s}{s}}e {s}ome mother.
<bkl 59><pmdv3 5>For where is {{s}h}e {s}o faire who{s}e vn-eard wombe
<bkl 60><pmdv3 6>Di{s}daines the tillage of thy husbandry?
<bkl 61><pmdv3 7>Or who is he {s}o fond will be the tombe,
<bkl 62><pmdv3 8>Of his {s}elfe loue to {{s}t}op po{{s}t}erity?
<bkl 63><pmdv3 9>Thou art thy mothers gla{{s}{s}}e and {{s}h}e in thee
<bkl 64><pmdv3 10>Calls backe the louely Aprill of her prime,
<bkl 65><pmdv3 11>So thou through windowes of thine age {{s}h}alt {s}ee,
<bkl 66><pmdv3 12>Di{s}pight of wrinkles this thy goulden time.
<bkl 67><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }But if thou liue remembred not to be,
<bkl 68><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Die {{s}i}ngle and thine Image dies with thee.

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<bkl 69><tt headingno>4<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 70><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>V<f pr>Nthrifty loueline{{s}{s}}e why do{{s}t} thou {s}pend,
<bkl 71><pmdv3 2>Vpon thy {s}elfe thy beauties legacy?
<bkl 72><pmdv3 3>Natures beque{{s}t} giues nothing but doth lend,
<bkl 73><pmdv3 4>And being franck {{s}h}e lends to tho{s}e are free:
<bkl 74><pmdv3 5>Then beautious nigard why doo{{s}t} thou abu{s}e,
<bkl 75><pmdv3 6>The bountious large{{s}{s}}e giuen thee to giue?
<bkl 76><pmdv3 7>Pro{fi}tles v{s}erer why doo{{s}t} thou v{s}e
<bkl 77><pmdv3 8>So great a {s}umme of {s}ummes yet can'{{s}t} not liue?
<bkl 78><pmdv3 9>For hauing tra{ffi}ke with thy {s}elfe alone,
<bkl 79><pmdv3 10>Thou of thy {s}elfe thy {s}weet {s}elfe do{{s}t} deceaue,
<bkl 80><pmdv3 11>Then how when nature calls thee to be gone,
<bkl 81><pmdv3 12>What acceptable <f pi>Audit<f pr> can'{{s}t} thou leaue?
<bkl 82><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Thy vnu{s}'d beauty mu{{s}t} be tomb'd with thee,
<bkl 83><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Which v{s}ed liues th%'executor to be.

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<bkl 85><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>Ho{s}e howers that with gentle worke did frame,
<bkl 86><pmdv3 2>The louely gaze where euery eye doth dwell
<bkl 87><pmdv3 3>Will play the tirants to the very {s}ame,

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<bkl 90><pmdv3 4>And that vnfaire which fairely doth excell:
<bkl 91><pmdv3 5>For neuer re{{s}t}ing time leads Summer on,
<bkl 92><pmdv3 6>To hidious winter and confounds him there,
<bkl 93><pmdv3 7>Sap checkt with fro{{s}t} and lu{{s}t}ie leau's quite gon.
<bkl 94><pmdv3 8>Beauty ore-{s}now'd and barenes euery where,
<bkl 95><pmdv3 9>Then were not {s}ummers di{{s}t}illation left
<bkl 96><pmdv3 10>A liquid pri{s}oner pent in walls of gla{{s}{s}}e,
<bkl 97><pmdv3 11>Beauties e{ff}e{ct} with beauty were bereft,
<bkl 98><pmdv3 12>Nor it nor noe remembrance what it was.
<bkl 99><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }But {fl}owers di{{s}t}il'd though they with winter meete,
<bkl 100><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Lee{s}e but their {{s}h}ow,their {s}ub{{s}t}ance {{s}t}ill liues {s}weet.

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<bkl 102><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>Hen let not winters wragged hand deface,
<bkl 103><pmdv3 2>In thee thy {s}ummer ere thou be di{{s}t}il'd:
<bkl 104><pmdv3 3>Make {s}weet {s}ome viall;trea{s}ure thou {s}ome place,
<bkl 105><pmdv3 4>With beautits trea{s}ure ere it be {s}elfe kil'd:
<bkl 106><pmdv3 5>That v{s}e is not forbidden v{s}ery,
<bkl 107><pmdv3 6>Which happies tho{s}e that pay the willing lone;
<bkl 108><pmdv3 7>That's for thy {s}elfe to breed an other thee,
<bkl 109><pmdv3 8>Or ten times happier be it ten for one,
<bkl 110><pmdv3 9>Ten times thy {s}elfe were happier then thou art,
<bkl 111><pmdv3 10>If ten of thine ten times re{fi}gur'd thee,
<bkl 112><pmdv3 11>Then what could death doe if thou {{s}h}ould'{{s}t} depart,
<bkl 113><pmdv3 12>Leauing thee liuing in po{{s}t}erity<f pi>?<f pr>
<bkl 114><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Be not {s}elfe-wild for thou art much too faire,
<bkl 115><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }To be deaths conque{{s}t} and make wormes thine heire.

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<bkl 117><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>L<f pr>Oe in the Orient when the gracious light,
<bkl 118><pmdv3 2>Lifts vp his burning head,each vnder eye
<bkl 119><pmdv3 3>Doth homage to his new appearing {{s}i}ght,
<bkl 120><pmdv3 4>Seruing with lookes his {s}acred maie{{s}t}y,
<bkl 121><pmdv3 5>And hauing climb'd the {{s}t}eepe vp heauenly hill,
<bkl 122><pmdv3 6>Re{s}embling {{s}t}rong youth in his middle age,
<bkl 123><pmdv3 7>Yet mortall lookes adore his beauty {{s}t}ill,
<bkl 124><pmdv3 8>Attending on his goulden pilgrimage:
<bkl 125><pmdv3 9>But when from high-mo{{s}t} pich with wery car,

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<bkl 128><pmdv3 10>Like feeble age he reeleth from the day,
<bkl 129><pmdv3 11>The eyes(fore dutious)now conuerted are
<bkl 130><pmdv3 12>From his low tra{ct} and looke an other way:
<bkl 131><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }So thou,thy {s}elfe out-going in thy noon:
<bkl 132><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Vnlok'd on die{{s}t} vnle{{s}{s}}e thou get a {s}onne.

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<bkl 134><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>M<f pr>V{{s}i}ck to heare,why hear'{{s}t} thou mu{{s}i}ck {s}adly,
<bkl 135><pmdv3 2>Sweets with {s}weets warre not ,ioy delights in ioy:
<bkl 136><pmdv3 3>Why lou'{{s}t} thou that which thou receau{{s}t} not gladly,
<bkl 137><pmdv3 4>Or el{s}e receau'{{s}t} with plea{s}ure thine annoy ?
<bkl 138><pmdv3 5>If the true concord of  well tuned {s}ounds,
<bkl 139><pmdv3 6>By vnions married do o{ff}end thine eare,
<bkl 140><pmdv3 7>They do but {s}weetly chide thee , who confounds
<bkl 141><pmdv3 8>In {{s}i}nglene{{s}{s}}e the parts that thou {{s}h}ould'{{s}t} beare<f pi>:<f pr>
<bkl 142><pmdv3 9>Marke how one {{s}t}ring {s}weet husband to an other,
<bkl 143><pmdv3 10>Strikes each in each by mutuall ordering;
<bkl 144><pmdv3 11>Re{s}embling {{s}i}er,and child,and happy mother,
<bkl 145><pmdv3 12>Who all in one,one plea{{s}i}ng note do {{s}i}ng:
<bkl 146><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Who{s}e {s}peechle{{s}{s}}e {s}ong being many,{s}eeming one,
<bkl 147><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Sings this to thee thou {{s}i}ngle wilt proue none.

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<bkl 149><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>I<f pr>S it for feare to wet a widdowes eye,
<bkl 150><pmdv3 2>That thou con{s}um'{{s}t} thy {s}elfe in {{s}i}ngle life?
<bkl 151><pmdv3 3>Ah;if thou i{{s}{s}}ule{{s}{s}}e {{s}h}alt hap to die,
<bkl 152><pmdv3 4>The world will waile thee like a makele{{s}{s}}e wife,
<bkl 153><pmdv3 5>The world wilbe thy widdow and {{s}t}ill weepe,
<bkl 154><pmdv3 6>That thou no forme of thee ha{{s}t} left behind ,
<bkl 155><pmdv3 7>When euery priuat widdow well may keepe,
<bkl 156><pmdv3 8>By childrens eyes,her husbands {{s}h}ape in minde:
<bkl 157><pmdv3 9>Looke what an vnthrift in the world doth {s}pend
<bkl 158><pmdv3 10>Shifts but his place,for {{s}t}ill the world inioyes it
<bkl 159><pmdv3 11>But beauties wa{{s}t}e hath in the world an end,
<bkl 160><pmdv3 12>And kept vnv{s}de the v{s}er {s}o de{{s}t}royes it:
<bkl 161><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }No loue toward others in that bo{s}ome {{s}i}ts
<bkl 162><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }That on him{s}elfe {s}uch murdrous {{s}h}ame commits.

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<bkl 166><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>F<f pr>Or {{s}h}ame deny that thou bear'{{s}t} loue to any
<bkl 167><pmdv3 2>Who for thy {s}elfe art {s}o vnprouident
<bkl 168><pmdv3 3>Graunt if thou wilt,thou art belou'd of many,
<bkl 169><pmdv3 4>But that thou none lou'{{s}t} is mo{{s}t} euident:
<bkl 170><pmdv3 5>For thou art {s}o po{{s}{s}}e{{s}t} with murdrous hate,
<bkl 171><pmdv3 6>That gain{{s}t} thy {s}elfe thou {{s}t}ick{{s}t} not to con{s}pire,
<bkl 172><pmdv3 7>Seeking that beautious roofe to ruinate
<bkl 173><pmdv3 8>Which to repaire {{s}h}ould be thy chiefe de{{s}i}re :
<bkl 174><pmdv3 9>O change thy thought,that I may change my minde,
<bkl 175><pmdv3 10>Shall hate be fairer log'd then gentle loue?
<bkl 176><pmdv3 11>Be as thy pre{s}ence is gracious and kind,
<bkl 177><pmdv3 12>Or to thy {s}elfe at lea{{s}t} kind harted proue,
<bkl 178><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Make thee an other {s}elfe for loue of me,
<bkl 179><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }That beauty {{s}t}ill may liue in thine or thee.

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<bkl 181><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>A<f pr>S fa{{s}t} as thou {{s}h}alt wane {s}o fa{{s}t} thou grow'{{s}t},
<bkl 182><pmdv3 2>In one of thine,from that which thou departe{{s}t},
<bkl 183><pmdv3 3>And that fre{{s}h} bloud which yongly thou be{{s}t}ow'{{s}t},
<bkl 184><pmdv3 4>Thou mai{{s}t} call thine,when thou from youth conuerte{{s}t},
<bkl 185><pmdv3 5>Herein liues wi{s}dome,beauty,and increa{s}e,
<bkl 186><pmdv3 6>Without this follie,age,and could decay,
<bkl 187><pmdv3 7>If all were minded {s}o,the times {{s}h}ould cea{s}e,
<bkl 188><pmdv3 8>And three{s}coore yeare would make the world away:
<bkl 189><pmdv3 9>Let tho{s}e whom nature hath not made for {{s}t}ore,
<bkl 190><pmdv3 10>Har{{s}h},featurele{{s}{s}}e,and rude , barrenly perri{{s}h},
<bkl 191><pmdv3 11>Looke whom {{s}h}e be{{s}t} indow'd,{{s}h}e gaue the more;
<bkl 192><pmdv3 12>Which bountious guift thou {{s}h}ould{{s}t} in bounty cherri{{s}h},
<bkl 193><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }She caru'd thee for her {s}eale,and ment therby,
<bkl 194><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Thou {{s}h}ould{{s}t} print more,not let that coppy die.

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<bkl 196><pmdv3 1><f dpr>{VV}<f pr>Hen I doe count the clock that tels the time,
<bkl 197><pmdv3 2>And {s}ee the braue day {s}unck in hidious night,
<bkl 198><pmdv3 3>When I behold the violet pa{{s}t} prime,
<bkl 199><pmdv3 4>And {s}able curls or {{s}i}luer'd ore with white :
<bkl 200><pmdv3 5>When lofty trees I {s}ee barren of leaues,
<bkl 201><pmdv3 6>Which er{{s}t} from heat did canopie the herd

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<bkl 204><pmdv3 7>And Sommers greene all girded vp in {{s}h}eaues
<bkl 205><pmdv3 8>Borne on the beare with white and bri{{s}t}ly beard:
<bkl 206><pmdv3 9>Then of thy beauty do I que{{s}t}ion make
<bkl 207><pmdv3 10>That thou among the wa{{s}t}es of time mu{{s}t} goe,
<bkl 208><pmdv3 11>Since {s}weets and beauties do them-{s}elues for{s}ake,
<bkl 209><pmdv3 12>{ }And die as fa{{s}t} as they {s}ee others grow,
<bkl 210><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }And nothing gain{{s}t} Times {{s}i}eth can make defence
<bkl 211><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Saue breed to braue him,when he takes thee hence.

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<bkl 212><tt headingno>I3<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 213><pmdv3 1><f dpr>O<f pr> That you were your {s}elfe,but loue you are
<bkl 214><pmdv3 2>{ }{ }{ }{ }No longer yours,then you your {s}elfe here liue,
<bkl 215><pmdv3 3>Again{{s}t} this cumming end you {{s}h}ould prepare,
<bkl 216><pmdv3 4>And your {s}weet {s}emblance to {s}ome other giue.
<bkl 217><pmdv3 5>So {{s}h}ould that beauty which you hold in lea{s}e
<bkl 218><pmdv3 6>Find no determination,then you were
<bkl 219><pmdv3 7>You {s}elfe again after your {s}elfes decea{s}e,
<bkl 220><pmdv3 8>When your {s}weet i{{s}{s}}ue your {s}weet forme {{s}h}ould beare.
<bkl 221><pmdv3 9>Who lets {s}o faire a hou{s}e fall to decay,
<bkl 222><pmdv3 10>Which husbandry in honour might vphold,
<bkl 223><pmdv3 11>Again{{s}t} the {{s}t}ormy gu{{s}t}s of winters day
<bkl 224><pmdv3 12>And barren rage of deaths eternall cold?
<bkl 225><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }O none but vnthrifts,deare my loue you know,
<bkl 226><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }You had a Father,let your Son {s}ay {s}o.

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<bkl 227><tt headingno>I4<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 228><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>N<f pr>Ot from the {{s}t}ars do I my iudgement plucke,
<bkl 229><pmdv3 2>{ }{ }{ }{ }And yet me thinkes I haue A{{s}t}ronomy,
<bkl 230><pmdv3 3>But not to tell of good,or euil lucke,
<bkl 231><pmdv3 4>Of plagues,of dearths,or {s}ea{s}ons quallity,
<bkl 232><pmdv3 5>Nor can I fortune to breefe mynuits tell;
<bkl 233><pmdv3 6>Pointing to each his thunder,raine and winde,
<bkl 234><pmdv3 7>Or {s}ay with Princes if it {{s}h}al go wel
<bkl 235><pmdv3 8>By oft predi{ct} that I in heauen {fi}nde.
<bkl 236><pmdv3 9>But from thine eies my knowledge I deriue,
<bkl 237><pmdv3 10>And con{{s}t}ant {{s}t}ars in them I read {s}uch art
<bkl 238><pmdv3 11>As truth and beautie {{s}h}al together thriue
<bkl 239><pmdv3 12>If from thy {s}elfe,to {{s}t}ore thou would{{s}t} conuert:

<bkl 240><mode p><bkt catch>Or

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<bkl 242><pmdv3 13>{ }Or el{s}e of thee this I progno{{s}t}icate,
<bkl 243><pmdv3 14>{ }Thy end is Truthes and Beauties doome and date.

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<bkl 244><tt headingno>I5<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 245><pmdv3 1><f dpr>W<f pr>Hen I con{{s}i}der euery thing  that growes
<bkl 246><pmdv3 2>{ }{ }{ }{ }Holds in perfe{ct}ion but a little moment.
<bkl 247><pmdv3 3>That this huge {{s}t}age pre{s}enteth nought but {{s}h}owes
<bkl 248><pmdv3 4>Whereon the Stars in {s}ecret in{fl}uence comment.
<bkl 249><pmdv3 5>When I perceiue that men as plants increa{s}e,
<bkl 250><pmdv3 6>Cheared and checkt euen by the {s}elfe-{s}ame skie:
<bkl 251><pmdv3 7>Vaunt in their youthfull {s}ap,at height decrea{s}e,
<bkl 252><pmdv3 8>And were their braue {{s}t}ate out of memory.
<bkl 253><pmdv3 9>Then the conceit of this incon{{s}t}ant {{s}t}ay,
<bkl 254><pmdv3 10>Sets you mo{{s}t} rich in youth before my {{s}i}ght,
<bkl 255><pmdv3 11>Where wa{{s}t}full time debateth with decay
<bkl 256><pmdv3 12>To change your day of youth to {s}ullied night,
<bkl 257><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }And all in war with Time for loue of you
<bkl 258><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }As he takes from you,I ingraft you new.

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<bkl 259><tt headingno>I6<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 260><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>B<f pr>Vt wherefore do not you a mightier waie
<bkl 261><pmdv3 2>{ }{ }{ }{ }Make warre vppon this bloudie tirant time?
<bkl 262><pmdv3 3>And forti{fi}e your {s}elfe in your decay
<bkl 263><pmdv3 4>With meanes more ble{{s}{s}}ed then my barren rime?
<bkl 264><pmdv3 5>Now {{s}t}and you on the top of happie houres,
<bkl 265><pmdv3 6>And many maiden gardens yet vn{s}et,
<bkl 266><pmdv3 7>With vertuous wi{{s}h} would beare your liuing {fl}owers,
<bkl 267><pmdv3 8>Much liker then your painted counterfeit:
<bkl 268><pmdv3 9>So {{s}h}ould the lines of life that life repaire
<bkl 269><pmdv3 10>Which this (Times pen{s}el or my pupill pen )
<bkl 270><pmdv3 11>Neither in inward worth nor outward faire
<bkl 271><pmdv3 12>Can make you liue your {s}elfe in eies of men,
<bkl 272><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }To giue away your {s}elfe,keeps your {s}elfe {{s}t}ill,
<bkl 273><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }And you mu{{s}t} liue drawne by your owne {s}weet skill,

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<bkl 274><tt headingno>I7<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 275><pmdv3 1><f dpr>{VV}<f pr>Ho will beleeue my ver{s}e in time to come
<bkl 276><pmdv3 2>{ }{ }{ }{ }If it were {fi}ld with your mo{{s}t} high de{s}erts?

<bkl 277><mode p><bkt sig>B 4  <bkt catch>Though

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<bkl 279><pmdv3 3>Though yet heauen knowes it is but as a tombe
<bkl 280><pmdv3 4>Which hides your life , and {{s}h}ewes not halfe your parts:
<bkl 281><pmdv3 5>If I could write the beauty of your eyes,
<bkl 282><pmdv3 6>And in fre{{s}h} numbers number all your graces,
<bkl 283><pmdv3 7>The age to come would {s}ay this Poet lies,
<bkl 284><pmdv3 8>Such heauenly touches nere toucht earthly faces.
<bkl 285><pmdv3 9>So {{s}h}ould my papers (yellowed with their age)
<bkl 286><pmdv3 10>Be {s}corn'd,like old men of le{{s}{s}}e truth then tongue,
<bkl 287><pmdv3 11>And your true rights be termd a Poets rage,
<bkl 288><pmdv3 12>And {{s}t}retched miter of an Antique {s}ong.
<bkl 289><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }But were {s}ome childe of yours aliue that time,
<bkl 290><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }You {{s}h}ould liue twi{s}e in it,and in my rime.

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<bkl 291><tt headingno>I8.<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 292><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>S<f pr>Hall I compare thee to a Summers day?
<bkl 293><pmdv3 2>{ }{ }{ }{ }Thou art more louely and more temperate:
<bkl 294><pmdv3 3>Rough windes do {{s}h}ake the darling buds of Maie,
<bkl 295><pmdv3 4>And Sommers lea{s}e hath all too {{s}h}ort a date:
<bkl 296><pmdv3 5>Sometime too hot the eye of heauen {{s}h}ines,
<bkl 297><pmdv3 6>And often is his gold complexion dimm'd,
<bkl 298><pmdv3 7>And euery faire from faire {s}ome-time declines,
<bkl 299><pmdv3 8>By chance,or natures changing cour{s}e vntrim'd:
<bkl 300><pmdv3 9>But thy eternall Sommer {{s}h}all not fade,
<bkl 301><pmdv3 10>Nor loo{s}e po{{s}{s}}e{{s}{s}i}on of that faire thou ow'{{s}t},
<bkl 302><pmdv3 11>Nor {{s}h}all death brag thou wandr'{{s}t} in his {{s}h}ade,
<bkl 303><pmdv3 12>When in eternall lines to time thou grow'{{s}t},
<bkl 304><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }So long as men can breath  or eyes can {s}ee,
<bkl 305><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }So long liues this,and this giues life to thee,

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<bkl 306><tt headingno>I9<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 307><pmdv3 1><f dpr>D<f pr>Euouring time blunt thou the Lyons pawes,
<bkl 308><pmdv3 2>{ }{ }{ }{ }And make the earth deuoure her owne {s}weet brood,
<bkl 309><pmdv3 3>Plucke the keene teeth from the {fi}erce Tygers yawes,
<bkl 310><pmdv3 4>And burne the long liu'd Ph{ae}nix in her blood,
<bkl 311><pmdv3 5>Make glad and {s}orry {s}ea{s}ons as thou {fl}eet'{{s}t},
<bkl 312><pmdv3 6>And do what ere thou wilt {s}wift-footed time
<bkl 313><pmdv3 7>To the wide world and all her fading {s}weets:
<bkl 314><pmdv3 8>But I forbid thee one mo{{s}t} hainous crime,

<bkl 315><mode p><bkt catch>O

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<bkl 316><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>ONNETS.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 317><pmdv3 9>O carue not with thy howers my loues faire brow,
<bkl 318><pmdv3 10>Nor draw noe lines there with thine antique pen,
<bkl 319><pmdv3 11>Him in thy cour{s}e vntainted doe allow,
<bkl 320><pmdv3 12>For beauties patterne to {s}ucceding men.
<bkl 321><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Yet doe thy wor{{s}t} ould Time di{s}pight thy wrong,
<bkl 322><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }My loue {{s}h}all in my ver{s}e euer liue young.

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<bkl 323><tt headingno>20<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 324><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>A<f pr> Womans face with natures owne hand painted,
<bkl 325><pmdv3 2>Ha{{s}t}e thou the Ma{{s}t}er Mi{{s}t}ris of my pa{{s}{s}i}on,
<bkl 326><pmdv3 3>A womans gentle hart but not acquainted
<bkl 327><pmdv3 4>With {{s}h}ifting change as is fal{s}e womens fa{{s}h}ion,
<bkl 328><pmdv3 5>An eye more bright then theirs,le{{s}{s}}e fal{s}e in rowling:
<bkl 329><pmdv3 6>Gilding the obie{ct} where-vpon it gazeth,
<bkl 330><pmdv3 7>A man in hew all <f pi>Hews<f pr> in his controwling,
<bkl 331><pmdv3 8>Which {{s}t}eales mens eyes and womens {s}oules ama{s}eth.
<bkl 332><pmdv3 9>And for a woman wert thou {fi}r{{s}t} created,
<bkl 333><pmdv3 10>Till nature as {{s}h}e wrought thee fell a dotinge,
<bkl 334><pmdv3 11>And by addition me of thee defeated,
<bkl 335><pmdv3 12>By adding one thing to my purpo{s}e nothing.
<bkl 336><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }But {{s}i}nce {{s}h}e prickt thee out for womens plea{s}ure,
<bkl 337><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Mine be thy loue and thy loues v{s}e their trea{s}ure.

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<bkl 338><tt headingno>2I<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 339><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>S<f pr>O is it not with me as with that Mu{s}e,
<bkl 340><pmdv3 2>Stird by a painted beauty to his ver{s}e,
<bkl 341><pmdv3 3>Who heauen it {s}elfe for ornament doth v{s}e,
<bkl 342><pmdv3 4>And euery faire with his faire doth reher{s}e,
<bkl 343><pmdv3 5>Making a coopelment of proud compare
<bkl 344><pmdv3 6>With Sunne and Moone,with earth and {s}eas rich gems:
<bkl 345><pmdv3 7>With Aprills {fi}r{{s}t} borne {fl}owers and all things rare,
<bkl 346><pmdv3 8>That heauens ayre in this huge rondure hems,
<bkl 347><pmdv3 9>O let me true in loue but truly write,
<bkl 348><pmdv3 10>And then beleeue me,my loue is as faire,
<bkl 349><pmdv3 11>As any mothers childe,though not {s}o bright
<bkl 350><pmdv3 12>As tho{s}e gould candells {fi}xt in heauens ayer<f pi>:<f pr>
<bkl 351><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Let them {s}ay more that like of heare-{s}ay well,
<bkl 352><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }I will not pray{s}e that purpo{s}e not to {s}ell.

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<bkl 354><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>HAKE-SPEARES<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

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<bkl 355><tt headingno>22<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 356><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>M<f pr>Y gla{{s}{s}}e {{s}h}all not per{s}wade me I am ould,
<bkl 357><pmdv3 2>So long as youth and thou are of one date,
<bkl 358><pmdv3 3>But when in thee times forrwes I behould,
<bkl 359><pmdv3 4>Then look I death my daies {{s}h}ould expiate.
<bkl 360><pmdv3 5>For all that beauty that doth couer thee,
<bkl 361><pmdv3 6>Is but the {s}eemely rayment of my heart,
<bkl 362><pmdv3 7>Which in thy bre{{s}t} doth liue,as thine in me,
<bkl 363><pmdv3 8>How can I then be elder then thou art?
<bkl 364><pmdv3 9>O therefore loue be of thy {s}elfe {s}o wary,
<bkl 365><pmdv3 10>As I not for my {s}elfe,but for thee will,
<bkl 366><pmdv3 11>Bearing thy heart which I will keepe {s}o chary
<bkl 367><pmdv3 12>As tender nur{s}e her babe from faring ill,
<bkl 368><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Pre{s}ume not on thy heart when mine is {{s}l}aine,
<bkl 369><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Thou gau'{{s}t} me thine not to giue backe againe.

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<bkl 370><tt headingno>23<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 371><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>A<f pr>S an vnperfe{ct} a{ct}or on the {{s}t}age,
<bkl 372><pmdv3 2>Who with his feare is put be{{s}i}des his part,
<bkl 373><pmdv3 3>Or {s}ome {fi}erce thing repleat with too much rage,
<bkl 374><pmdv3 4>Who{s}e {{s}t}rengths abondance weakens his owne heart;
<bkl 375><pmdv3 5>So I for feare of tru{{s}t},forget to {s}ay,
<bkl 376><pmdv3 6>The perfe{ct} ceremony of loues right,
<bkl 377><pmdv3 7>And in mine owne loues {{s}t}rength {s}eeme to decay,
<bkl 378><pmdv3 8>Ore-charg'd with burthen of mine owne loues might:
<bkl 379><pmdv3 9>O let my books be then the eloquence,
<bkl 380><pmdv3 10>And domb pre{s}agers of my {s}peaking bre{{s}t},
<bkl 381><pmdv3 11>Who pleade for loue,and look for recompence,
<bkl 382><pmdv3 12>More then that tonge that more hath more expre{{s}t}.
<bkl 383><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }O learne to read what {{s}i}lent loue hath writ,
<bkl 384><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }To heare wit eies belongs to loues {fi}ne wiht.

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<bkl 385><tt headingno>24<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 386><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>M<f pr>Ine eye hath play'd the painter and hath {{s}t}eeld,
<bkl 387><pmdv3 2>Thy beauties forme in table of my heart,
<bkl 388><pmdv3 3>My body is the frame wherein ti's held,
<bkl 389><pmdv3 4>And per{s}pe{ct}iue it is be{{s}t} Painters art.
<bkl 390><pmdv3 5>For through the Painter mu{{s}t} you {s}ee his skill,

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<bkl 392><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>ONNETS.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 393><pmdv3 6>To {fi}nde where your true Image pi{ct}ur'd lies,
<bkl 394><pmdv3 7>Which in my bo{s}omes {{s}h}op is hanging {{s}t}il,
<bkl 395><pmdv3 8>That hath his windowes glazed with thine eyes:
<bkl 396><pmdv3 9>Now {s}ee what good-turnes eyes for eies haue done,
<bkl 397><pmdv3 10>Mine eyes haue drawne thy {{s}h}ape,and thine for me
<bkl 398><pmdv3 11>Are windowes to my bre{{s}t}, where-through the Sun
<bkl 399><pmdv3 12>Delights to peepe,to gaze therein on thee
<bkl 400><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Yet eyes this cunning want to grace their art
<bkl 401><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }They draw but what they {s}ee,know not the hart.

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<bkl 402><tt headingno>25<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 403><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>L<f pr>Et tho{s}e who are in fauor with their {{s}t}ars,
<bkl 404><pmdv3 2>Of publike honour and proud titles bo{{s}t},
<bkl 405><pmdv3 3>Whil{{s}t} I whome fortune of {s}uch tryumph bars
<bkl 406><pmdv3 4>Vnlookt for ioy in that I honour mo{{s}t};
<bkl 407><pmdv3 5>Great Princes fauorites their faire leaues {s}pread,
<bkl 408><pmdv3 6>But as the Marygold at the {s}uns eye,
<bkl 409><pmdv3 7>And in them-{s}elues their pride lies buried,
<bkl 410><pmdv3 8>For at a frowne they in their glory die.
<bkl 411><pmdv3 9>The painefull warrier famo{s}ed for worth,
<bkl 412><pmdv3 10>After a thou{s}and vi{ct}ories once foild,
<bkl 413><pmdv3 11>Is from the booke of honour ra{s}ed quite,
<bkl 414><pmdv3 12>And all the re{{s}t} forgot for which he toild:
<bkl 415><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Then happy I that loue and am beloued
<bkl 416><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Where I may not remoue,nor be remoued.

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<bkl 417><tt headingno>26<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 418><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>L<f pr>Ord of my loue,to whome in va{{s}{s}}alage
<bkl 419><pmdv3 2>Thy merrit hath my dutie {{s}t}rongly knit;
<bkl 420><pmdv3 3>To thee I {s}end this written amba{{s}{s}}age
<bkl 421><pmdv3 4>To witne{{s}{s}}e duty, not to {{s}h}ew my wit.
<bkl 422><pmdv3 5>Duty {s}o great,which wit {s}o poore as mine
<bkl 423><pmdv3 6>May make {s}eeme bare,in wanting words to {{s}h}ew it;
<bkl 424><pmdv3 7>But that I hope {s}ome good conceipt of thine
<bkl 425><pmdv3 8>In thy {s}oules thought<f pi>(<f pr>all naked<f pi>)<f pr> will be{{s}t}ow it:
<bkl 426><pmdv3 9>Til what{s}oeuer {{s}t}ar that guides my mouing,
<bkl 427><pmdv3 10>Points on me gratiou{{s}l}y with faire a{s}pe{ct},
<bkl 428><pmdv3 11>And puts apparrell on my tottered louing,

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<bkl 430><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>HAKE-SPEARES,<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 431><pmdv3 12>To {{s}h}ow me worthy of their {s}weet re{s}pe{ct},
<bkl 432><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Then may I dare to boa{{s}t} how I doe loue thee,
<bkl 433><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Til then,not {{s}h}ow my head where thou mai{{s}t} proue me

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<bkl 434><tt headingno>27<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 435><pmdv3 1><f dpr>W<f pr>Eary with toyle,I ha{{s}t} me to my bed ,
<bkl 436><pmdv3 2>The deare repo{s}e for lims  with trauaill tired,
<bkl 437><pmdv3 3>But then begins a iourny in my head
<bkl 438><pmdv3 4>To worke my mind,when boddies work's expired.
<bkl 439><pmdv3 5>For then my thoughts(from far where I abide)
<bkl 440><pmdv3 6>Intend a zelous pilgrimage to thee,[[BL-Bright, "thee;"]]
<bkl 441><pmdv3 7>And keepe my drooping eye-lids open wide,
<bkl 442><pmdv3 8>Looking on darknes which the blind doe {s}ee.
<bkl 443><pmdv3 9>Saue that my {s}oules imaginary {{s}i}ght
<bkl 444><pmdv3 10>Pre{s}ents their {{s}h}addoe to my {{s}i}ghtles view,
<bkl 445><pmdv3 11>Which like a iewell<f pi>(<f pr>hunge in ga{{s}t}ly night)
<bkl 446><pmdv3 12>Makes blacke night beautious,and her old face new.
<bkl 447><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Loe thus by day my lims,by night my mind,
<bkl 448><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }For thee,and for my {s}elfe,noe quiet {fi}nde.

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<bkl 449><tt headingno>28<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 450><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>H<f pr>Ow can I then returne in happy plight
<bkl 451><pmdv3 2>That am debard the beni{fi}t of re{{s}t}<f pi>?<f pr>
<bkl 452><pmdv3 3>When daies oppre{{s}{s}i}on is not eazd by night,
<bkl 453><pmdv3 4>But day by night and night by day opre{{s}t}.
<bkl 454><pmdv3 5>And each(though enimes to ethers raigne<f pi>)<f pr>
<bkl 455><pmdv3 6>Doe in con{s}ent {{s}h}ake hands to torture me,
<bkl 456><pmdv3 7>The one by toyle,the other to complaine
<bkl 457><pmdv3 8>How far I toyle,{{s}t}ill farther o{ff} from thee.
<bkl 458><pmdv3 9>I tell the Day to plea{s}e him thou art bright,
<bkl 459><pmdv3 10>And do'{{s}t} him grace when clouds doe blot the heauen:
<bkl 460><pmdv3 11>So {fl}atter I the {s}wart complexiond night,
<bkl 461><pmdv3 12>When {s}parkling {{s}t}ars twire not thou guil'{{s}t} th' eauen.
<bkl 462><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }But day doth daily draw my {s}orrowes longer, [[({{s}t}ronger]]
<bkl 463><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }And night doth nightly make greefes length {s}eeme ||{{s}t}ronger||

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<bkl 464><tt headingno>29<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 465><pmdv3 1><f dpr>{VV}<f pr>Hen in di{s}grace with Fortune and mens eyes,
<bkl 466><pmdv3 2>I all alone beweepe my out-ca{{s}t} {{s}t}ate,

<bkl 467><mode p><bkt catch>And

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<bkl 469><pmdv3 3>And trouble deafe heauen with my bootle{{s}{s}}e cries,
<bkl 470><pmdv3 4>And looke vpon my {s}elfe and cur{s}e my fate.
<bkl 471><pmdv3 5>Wi{{s}h}ing me like to one more rich in hope,
<bkl 472><pmdv3 6>Featur'd like him,like him with friends po{{s}{s}}e{{s}t},
<bkl 473><pmdv3 7>De{{s}i}ring this mans art,and that mans skope,
<bkl 474><pmdv3 8>With what I mo{{s}t} inioy contented lea{{s}t},
<bkl 475><pmdv3 9>Yet in the{s}e thoughts my {s}elfe almo{{s}t} de{s}pi{{s}i}ng,
<bkl 476><pmdv3 10>Haplye I thinke on thee, and then my {{s}t}ate,
<bkl 477><pmdv3 11><f pi>(<f pr>Like to the Larke at breake of daye ari{{s}i}ng<f pi>)<f pr>
<bkl 478><pmdv3 12>From {s}ullen earth {{s}i}ngs himns at Heauens gate,
<bkl 479><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }For thy {s}weet loue remembred {s}uch welth brings,
<bkl 480><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }That then I skorne to change my {{s}t}ate with Kings.

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<pmdv2 sonnet30>
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<bkl 481><tt headingno>30<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 482><pmdv3 1><f dpr>{VV}<f pr>Hen to the Se{{s}{s}i}ons of {s}weet {{s}i}lent thought,
<bkl 483><pmdv3 2>I {s}ommon vp remembrance of things pa{{s}t},
<bkl 484><pmdv3 3>I {{s}i}gh the lacke of many a thing I {s}ought,
<bkl 485><pmdv3 4>And with old woes new waile my deare times wa{{s}t}e:
<bkl 486><pmdv3 5>Then can I drowne an eye(vn-v{s}'d to {fl}ow)
<bkl 487><pmdv3 6>For precious friends hid in deaths dateles night,
<bkl 488><pmdv3 7>And weepe a fre{{s}h} loues long {{s}i}nce canceld woe,
<bkl 489><pmdv3 8>And mone th%'expence of many a vanni{{s}h}t {{s}i}ght.
<bkl 490><pmdv3 9>Then can I greeue at greeuances fore-gon,
<bkl 491><pmdv3 10>And heauily from woe to woe tell ore
<bkl 492><pmdv3 11>The {s}ad account of fore-bemoned mone,
<bkl 493><pmdv3 12>Which I new pay,as if not payd before.
<bkl 494><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }But if the while I thinke on thee <f pi>(<f pr>deare friend)
<bkl 495><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }All lo{{s}{s}}es are re{{s}t}ord,and {s}orrowes end.

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<pmdv2 sonnet31>
<rhyme ababcdcdefefgg>

<bkl 496><tt headingno>3I<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 497><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>hy bo{s}ome is indeared with all hearts,
<bkl 498><pmdv3 2>Which I by lacking haue {s}uppo{s}ed dead,
<bkl 499><pmdv3 3>And there raignes Loue and all Loues louing parts,
<bkl 500><pmdv3 4>And all tho{s}e friends which I thought buried.
<bkl 501><pmdv3 5>How many a holy and ob{s}equious teare
<bkl 502><pmdv3 6>Hath deare religious loue {{s}t}olne from mine eye,
<bkl 503><pmdv3 7>As intere{{s}t} of the dead,which now appeare,
<bkl 504><pmdv3 8>But things remou'd that hidden in there lie.

<bkl 505><mode p><bkt sig>C 3  <bkt catch>To

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<bkl 506><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>HAKE-SPEARES<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 507><pmdv3 9>Thou art the graue where buried loue doth liue,
<bkl 508><pmdv3 10>Hung with the tropheis of my louers gon,
<bkl 509><pmdv3 11>Who all their parts of me to thee did giue,
<bkl 510><pmdv3 12>That due of many,now is thine alone.
<bkl 511><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Their images I lou'd, I view in thee,
<bkl 512><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }And thou(all they)ha{{s}t} all the all of me.

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<pmdv2 sonnet32>
<rhyme ababcdcdefefgg>

<bkl 513><tt headingno>32<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 514><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>I<f pr>F thou {s}uruiue my well contented daie,
<bkl 515><pmdv3 2>When that churle death my bones with du{{s}t} {{s}h}all couer
<bkl 516><pmdv3 3>And {{s}h}alt by fortune once more re-{s}uruay:
<bkl 517><pmdv3 4>The{s}e poore rude lines of thy decea{s}ed Louer:
<bkl 518><pmdv3 5>Compare them with the bett'ring of the time,
<bkl 519><pmdv3 6>And though they be out-{{s}t}ript by euery pen,
<bkl 520><pmdv3 7>Re{s}erue them for my loue,not for their rime,
<bkl 521><pmdv3 8>Exceeded by the hight of happier men.
<bkl 522><pmdv3 9>Oh then vout{s}afe me but this louing thought,
<bkl 523><pmdv3 10>Had my friends Mu{s}e growne with this growing age,
<bkl 524><pmdv3 11>A dearer birth then this his loue had brought
<bkl 525><pmdv3 12>To march in ranckes of better equipage:
<bkl 526><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }But {{s}i}nce he died and Poets better proue,
<bkl 527><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Theirs for their {{s}t}ile ile read,his for his loue.

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<pmdv2 sonnet33>
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<bkl 528><tt headingno>33<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 529><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>F<f pr>Vll many a glorious morning haue I {s}eene,
<bkl 530><pmdv3 2>Flatter the mountaine tops with {s}oueraine eie,
<bkl 531><pmdv3 3>Ki{{s}{s}i}ng with golden face the meddowes greene;
<bkl 532><pmdv3 4>Guilding pale {{s}t}reames with heauenly alcumy:
<bkl 533><pmdv3 5>Anon permit the ba{s}e{{s}t} cloudes to ride,
<bkl 534><pmdv3 6>With ougly rack on his cele{{s}t}iall face,
<bkl 535><pmdv3 7>And from the for-lorne world his vi{s}age hide
<bkl 536><pmdv3 8>Stealing vn{s}eene to we{{s}t} with this di{s}grace:
<bkl 537><pmdv3 9>Euen {s}o my Sunne one early morne did {{s}h}ine,
<bkl 538><pmdv3 10>With all triumphant {s}plendor on my brow,
<bkl 539><pmdv3 11>But out alack,he was but one houre mine,
<bkl 540><pmdv3 12>The region cloude hath mask'd him from me now.
<bkl 541><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Yet him for this,my loue no whit di{s}daineth,
<bkl 542><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Suns of the world may {{s}t}aine,wh|_e| heauens {s}un {{s}t}ainteh.

<bkl 543><mode p><bkt catch>34

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<bkl 544><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>ONNETS.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

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<pmdv2 sonnet34>
<rhyme ababcdcdefefgg>

<bkl 545><tt headingno>34<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 546><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>{VV}<f pr>Hy did{{s}t} thou promi{s}e {s}uch a beautious day,
<bkl 547><pmdv3 2>And make me trauaile forth without my cloake,
<bkl 548><pmdv3 3>To let bace cloudes ore-take me in my way,
<bkl 549><pmdv3 4>Hiding thy brau'ry in their rotten {s}moke.
<bkl 550><pmdv3 5>T%is not enough that through the cloude thou breake,
<bkl 551><pmdv3 6>To dry the raine on my {{s}t}orme-beaten face,
<bkl 552><pmdv3 7>For no man well of {s}uch a {s}alue can {s}peake,
<bkl 553><pmdv3 8>That heales the wound, and cures not the di{s}grace:
<bkl 554><pmdv3 9>Nor can thy {{s}h}ame giue phi{{s}i}cke to my griefe,
<bkl 555><pmdv3 10>Though thou repent , yet I haue {{s}t}ill the lo{{s}{s}}e,
<bkl 556><pmdv3 11>Th%'o{ff}enders {s}orrow lends but weake reliefe
<bkl 557><pmdv3 12>To him that beares the {{s}t}rong o{ff}en{s}es lo{{s}{s}}e.
<bkl 558><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Ah but tho{s}e teares are pearle which thy loue {{s}h}eeds,
<bkl 559><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }And they are ritch,and ran{s}ome all ill deeds.

<mode p>
<pmdv2 sonnet35>
<rhyme ababcdcdefefgg>

<bkl 560><tt headingno>35<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 561><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>N<f pr>O more bee greeu'd at that which thou ha{{s}t} done,
<bkl 562><pmdv3 2>Ro{s}es haue thornes,and {{s}i}luer fountaines mud,
<bkl 563><pmdv3 3>Cloudes and eclip{s}es {{s}t}aine both Moone and Sunne,
<bkl 564><pmdv3 4>And loath{s}ome canker liues in {s}weete{{s}t} bud.
<bkl 565><pmdv3 5>All men make faults,and euen I in this,
<bkl 566><pmdv3 6>Authorizing thy tre{s}pas with compare,
<bkl 567><pmdv3 7>My {s}elfe corrupting {s}aluing thy ami{{s}{s}}e,
<bkl 568><pmdv3 8>Excu{{s}i}ng their {{s}i}ns more then their {{s}i}ns are:
<bkl 569><pmdv3 9>For to thy {s}en{s}uall fault I bring in {s}ence,
<bkl 570><pmdv3 10>Thy aduer{s}e party is thy Aduocate,
<bkl 571><pmdv3 11>And gain{{s}t} my {s}elfe a lawfull plea commence,
<bkl 572><pmdv3 12>Such ciuill war is in my loue and hate,
<bkl 573><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }That I an acce{{s}{s}}ary needs mu{{s}t} be,
<bkl 574><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }To that {s}weet theefe which {s}ourely robs from me,

<mode p>
<pmdv2 sonnet36>
<rhyme ababcdcdefefgg>

<bkl 575><tt headingno>36<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 576><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>L<f pr>Et me confe{{s}{s}}e that we two mu{{s}t} be twaine,
<bkl 577><pmdv3 2>Although our vndeuided loues are one:
<bkl 578><pmdv3 3>So {{s}h}all tho{s}e blots that do with me remaine,
<bkl 579><pmdv3 4>Without thy helpe , by me be borne alone.
<bkl 580><pmdv3 5>In our two loues there is but one re{s}pe{ct},

<bkl 581><mode p><bkt catch>Though

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<bkl 582><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>HAKE-SPEARES<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 583><pmdv3 6>Though in our liues a {s}eperable {s}pight,
<bkl 584><pmdv3 7>Which though it alter not loues {s}ole e{ff}e{ct},
<bkl 585><pmdv3 8>Yet doth it {{s}t}eale {s}weet houres from loues delight,
<bkl 586><pmdv3 9>I may not euer-more acknowledge thee,
<bkl 587><pmdv3 10>Lea{{s}t} my bewailed guilt {{s}h}ould do thee {{s}h}ame,
<bkl 588><pmdv3 11>Nor thou with publike kindne{{s}{s}}e honour me,
<bkl 589><pmdv3 12>Vnle{{s}{s}}e thou take that honour from thy name:
<bkl 590><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }But doe not {s}o,I loue thee in {s}uch {s}ort,
<bkl 591><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }As thou being mine,mine is thy good report.

<mode p>
<pmdv2 sonnet37>
<rhyme ababcdcdefefgg>

<bkl 592><tt headingno>37<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 593><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>A<f pr>S a decrepit father takes delight,
<bkl 594><pmdv3 2>To {s}ee his a{ct}iue childe do deeds of youth,
<bkl 595><pmdv3 3>So I , made lame by Fortunes deare{{s}t} {s}pight
<bkl 596><pmdv3 4>Take all my comfort of thy worth and truth.
<bkl 597><pmdv3 5>For whether beauty,birth,or wealth,or wit,
<bkl 598><pmdv3 6>Or any of the{s}e all,or all,or more
<bkl 599><pmdv3 7>Intitled in their parts,do crowned {{s}i}t,
<bkl 600><pmdv3 8>I make my loue ingrafted to this {{s}t}ore:
<bkl 601><pmdv3 9>So then I am not lame,poore, nor di{s}pi{s}'d,
<bkl 602><pmdv3 10>Whil{{s}t} that this {{s}h}adow doth {s}uch {s}ub{{s}t}ance giue,
<bkl 603><pmdv3 11>That I in thy abundance am {s}u{ffi}c'd,
<bkl 604><pmdv3 12>And by a part of all thy glory liue:
<bkl 605><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Looke what is be{{s}t},that be{{s}t} I wi{{s}h} in thee,
<bkl 606><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }This wi{{s}h} I haue,then ten times happy me.

<mode p>
<pmdv2 sonnet38>
<rhyme ababcdcdefefgg>

<bkl 607><tt headingno>38<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 608><pmdv3 1><f dpr>H<f pr>Ow can my Mu{s}e want {s}ubie{ct} to inuent
<bkl 609><pmdv3 2>While thou do{{s}t} breath that poor'{{s}t} into my ver{s}e,
<bkl 610><pmdv3 3>Thine owne {s}weet argument,to excellent,
<bkl 611><pmdv3 4>For euery vulgar paper to rehear{s}e:
<bkl 612><pmdv3 5>Oh giue thy {s}elfe the thankes if ought in me,
<bkl 613><pmdv3 6>Worthy peru{s}al {{s}t}and again{{s}t} thy {{s}i}ght,
<bkl 614><pmdv3 7>For who's {s}o dumbe that cannot write to thee,
<bkl 615><pmdv3 8>When thou thy {s}elfe do{{s}t} giue inuention light?
<bkl 616><pmdv3 9>Be thou the tenth Mu{s}e,ten times more in worth
<bkl 617><pmdv3 10>Then tho{s}e old nine which rimers inuocate,
<bkl 618><pmdv3 11>And he that calls on thee,let him bring forth

<bkl 619><mode p><bkt catch>Eternall

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<bkl 620><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>ONNETS.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 621><pmdv3 12>Eternal numbers to out-liue long date.
<bkl 622><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }If my {{s}l}ight Mu{s}e doe plea{s}e the{s}e curious daies,
<bkl 623><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }The paine be mine,but thine {{s}h}al be the prai{s}e.

<mode p>
<pmdv2 sonnet39>
<rhyme ababcdcdefefgg>

<bkl 624><tt headingno>39<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 625><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>O<f pr>H how thy worth with manners may I {{s}i}nge,
<bkl 626><pmdv3 2>When thou art all the better part of me?
<bkl 627><pmdv3 3>What can mine owne prai{s}e to mine owne {s}elfe bring;
<bkl 628><pmdv3 4>And what is't but mine owne when I prai{s}e thee,
<bkl 629><pmdv3 5>Euen for this,let vs deuided liue,
<bkl 630><pmdv3 6>And our deare loue loo{s}e name of {{s}i}ngle one,
<bkl 631><pmdv3 7>That by this {s}eperation I may giue:
<bkl 632><pmdv3 8>That due to thee which thou de{s}eru'{{s}t} alone:
<bkl 633><pmdv3 9>Oh ab{s}ence what a torment would{{s}t} thou proue,
<bkl 634><pmdv3 10>Were it not thy {s}oure lei{s}ure gaue {s}weet leaue,
<bkl 635><pmdv3 11>To entertaine the time with thoughts of loue,
<bkl 636><pmdv3 12>{VV}hich time and thoughts {s}o {s}weetly do{{s}t} deceiue.
<bkl 637><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }And that thou teache{{s}t} how to make one twaine,
<bkl 638><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }By prai{{s}i}ng him here who doth hence remaine.

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<bkl 639><tt headingno>40<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 640><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>Ake all my loues,my loue,yea take them all,
<bkl 641><pmdv3 2>What ha{{s}t} thou then more then thou had{{s}t} before?
<bkl 642><pmdv3 3>No loue,my loue,that thou mai{{s}t} true loue call,
<bkl 643><pmdv3 4>All mine was thine,before thou had{{s}t} this more:
<bkl 644><pmdv3 5>Then if for my loue,thou my loue receiue{{s}t},
<bkl 645><pmdv3 6>I cannot blame thee,for my loue thou v{s}e{{s}t},
<bkl 646><pmdv3 7>But yet be blam'd,if thou this {s}elfe deceaue{{s}t}
<bkl 647><pmdv3 8>B y wilfull ta{{s}t}e of what thy {s}elfe refu{s}e{{s}t}.
<bkl 648><pmdv3 9>I doe forgiue thy robb'rie gentle theefe
<bkl 649><pmdv3 10>Although thou {{s}t}eale thee all my pouerty:
<bkl 650><pmdv3 11>And yet loue knowes it is a greater griefe
<bkl 651><pmdv3 12>To beare loues wrong,then hates knowne iniury.
<bkl 652><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }La{s}ciuious grace,in whom all il wel {{s}h}owes,
<bkl 653><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Kill me with {s}pights yet we mu{{s}t} not be foes.

<mode p>
<pmdv2 sonnet41>
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<bkl 654><tt headingno>4I<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 655><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>Ho{s}e pretty wrongs that liberty commits,
<bkl 656><pmdv3 2>When I am {s}ome-time ab{s}ent from thy heart,

<bkl 657><mode p><bkt sig>D  <bkt catch>Thy

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<bkl 658><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>HAKE-SPEARES.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 659><pmdv3 3>Thy beautie,and thy yeares full well be{fi}ts,
<bkl 660><pmdv3 4>For {{s}t}ill temptation followes where thou art.
<bkl 661><pmdv3 5>Gentle thou art,and therefore to be wonne,
<bkl 662><pmdv3 6>Beautious thou art,therefore to be a{{s}{s}}ailed.
<bkl 663><pmdv3 7>And when a woman woes,what womans {s}onne,
<bkl 664><pmdv3 8>Will {s}ourely leaue her till he haue preuailed.
<bkl 665><pmdv3 9>Aye me,but yet thou migh{{s}t} my {s}eate forbeare,
<bkl 666><pmdv3 10>And chide thy beauty,and thy {{s}t}raying youth,
<bkl 667><pmdv3 11>Who lead thee in their ryot euen there
<bkl 668><pmdv3 12>Where thou art for{{s}t} to breake a two-fold truth:
<bkl 669><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Hers by thy beauty tempting her to thee,
<bkl 670><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Thine by thy beautie beeing fal{s}e to me.

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<bkl 671><tt headingno>42<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 672><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>Hat thou ha{{s}t} her it is not all my griefe,
<bkl 673><pmdv3 2>And yet it may be {s}aid I lou'd her deerely,
<bkl 674><pmdv3 3>That {{s}h}e hath thee is of my wayling cheefe,
<bkl 675><pmdv3 4>A lo{{s}{s}}e in loue that touches me more neerely.
<bkl 676><pmdv3 5>Louing o{ff}endors thus I will excu{s}e yee,
<bkl 677><pmdv3 6>Thou doo{{s}t} loue her,becau{s}e thou know{{s}t} I loue her,
<bkl 678><pmdv3 7>And for my {s}ake euen {s}o doth {{s}h}e abu{s}e me,
<bkl 679><pmdv3 8>Su{ff}ring my friend for my {s}ake to approoue her,
<bkl 680><pmdv3 9>If I loo{s}e thee,my lo{{s}{s}}e is my loues gaine,
<bkl 681><pmdv3 10>And loo{{s}i}ng her,my friend hath found that lo{{s}{s}}e,
<bkl 682><pmdv3 11>Both {fi}nde each other,and I loo{s}e both twaine,
<bkl 683><pmdv3 12>And both for my {s}ake lay on me this cro{{s}{s}}e,
<bkl 684><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }But here's the ioy,my friend and I are one,
<bkl 685><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Sweete {fl}attery,then {{s}h}e loues but me alone.

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<bkl 686><tt headingno>43<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 687><pmdv3 1><f dpr>W<f pr>Hen mo{{s}t} I winke then doe mine eyes be{{s}t} {s}ee,
<bkl 688><pmdv3 2>For all the day they view things vnre{s}pe{ct}ed,
<bkl 689><pmdv3 3>But when I {{s}l}eepe,in dreames they looke on thee,
<bkl 690><pmdv3 4>And darkely bright,are bright in darke dire{ct}ed.
<bkl 691><pmdv3 5>Then thou who{s}e {{s}h}addow {{s}h}addowes doth make bright,
<bkl 692><pmdv3 6>How would thy {{s}h}adowes forme,forme happy {{s}h}ow,
<bkl 693><pmdv3 7>To the cleere day with thy much cleerer light,
<bkl 694><pmdv3 8>When to vn-{s}eeing eyes thy {{s}h}ade {{s}h}ines {s}o?

<bkl 695><mode p><bkt catch>How

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<bkl 696><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>ONNETS.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 697><pmdv3 9>How would<f pi>(<f pr>I {s}ay<f pi>)<f pr>mine eyes be ble{{s}{s}}ed made,
<bkl 698><pmdv3 10>By looking on thee in the liuing day ?
<bkl 699><pmdv3 11>When in dead night their faire imperfe{ct} {{s}h}ade,
<bkl 700><pmdv3 12>Through heauy {{s}l}eepe on {{s}i}ghtle{{s}{s}}e eyes doth {{s}t}ay?
<bkl 701><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }All dayes are nights to {s}ee till I {s}ee thee,
<bkl 702><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }And nights bright daies when dreams do {{s}h}ew thee me,

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<bkl 703><tt headingno>44<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 704><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>I<f pr>F the dull {s}ub{{s}t}ance of my {fl}e{{s}h} were thought,
<bkl 705><pmdv3 2>Iniurious di{{s}t}ance {{s}h}ould not {{s}t}op my way,
<bkl 706><pmdv3 3>For then di{s}pight of {s}pace I would be brought,
<bkl 707><pmdv3 4>From limits farre remote,where thou doo{{s}t} {{s}t}ay,
<bkl 708><pmdv3 5>No matter then although my foote did {{s}t}and
<bkl 709><pmdv3 6>Vpon the farthe{{s}t} earth remoou'd from thee,
<bkl 710><pmdv3 7>For nimble thought can iumpe both {s}ea and land,
<bkl 711><pmdv3 8>As {s}oone as thinke the place where he would be.
<bkl 712><pmdv3 9>But ah,thought kills me that I am not thought
<bkl 713><pmdv3 10>To leape large lengths of miles when thou art gone,
<bkl 714><pmdv3 11>But that {s}o much of earth and water wrought,
<bkl 715><pmdv3 12>I mu{{s}t} attend,times lea{s}ure with my mone.
<bkl 716><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Receiuing naughts by elements {s}o {{s}l}oe,
<bkl 717><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }But heauie teares,badges of eithers woe.

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<bkl 718><tt headingno>45<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 719><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>He other two,{{s}l}ight ayre,and purging {fi}re,
<bkl 720><pmdv3 2>Are both with thee,where euer I abide,
<bkl 721><pmdv3 3>The {fi}r{{s}t} my thought,the other my de{{s}i}re,
<bkl 722><pmdv3 4>The{s}e pre{s}ent ab{s}ent with {s}wift motion {{s}l}ide.
<bkl 723><pmdv3 5>For when the{s}e quicker Elements are gone
<bkl 724><pmdv3 6>In tender Emba{{s}{s}i}e of loue to thee,
<bkl 725><pmdv3 7>My life being made of foure,with two alone,
<bkl 726><pmdv3 8>Sinkes downe to death,oppre{{s}t} with melancholie.
<bkl 727><pmdv3 9>Vntill liues compo{{s}i}tion be recured,
<bkl 728><pmdv3 10>By tho{s}e {s}wift me{{s}{s}}engers return'd from thee,
<bkl 729><pmdv3 11>Who euen but now come back againe a{{s}{s}}ured,
<bkl 730><pmdv3 12>Of their faire health,recounting it to me.
<bkl 731><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }This told,I ioy,but then no longer glad,
<bkl 732><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }I {s}end them back againe and {{s}t}raight grow {s}ad.

<bkl 733><mode p><bkt sig>D 2  <bkt catch>Mine

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<pmdv2 sonnet46>
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<bkl 735><tt headingno>46<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 736><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>M<f pr>Ine eye and heart are at a mortall warre,
<bkl 737><pmdv3 2>How to deuide the conque{{s}t} of thy {{s}i}ght,
<bkl 738><pmdv3 3>Mine eye,my heart their pi{ct}ures {{s}i}ght would barre,
<bkl 739><pmdv3 4>My heart,mine eye the freeedome of that right,
<bkl 740><pmdv3 5>My heart doth plead that thou in him doo{{s}t} lye,
<bkl 741><pmdv3 6>(A clo{s}et neuer pear{{s}t} with chri{{s}t}all eyes<f pi>)<f pr>
<bkl 742><pmdv3 7>But the defendant doth that plea deny,
<bkl 743><pmdv3 8>And {s}ayes in him their faire appearance lyes.
<bkl 744><pmdv3 9>To {{s}i}de this title is impannelled
<bkl 745><pmdv3 10>A que{{s}t} of thoughts,all tennants to the heart,
<bkl 746><pmdv3 11>And by their verdi{ct} is determined
<bkl 747><pmdv3 12>The cleere eyes moyitie,and the deare hearts part.
<bkl 748><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }As thus,mine eyes due is their outward part,
<bkl 749><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }And my hearts right,their inward loue of heart.

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<bkl 750><tt headingno>47<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 751><pmdv3 1><f dpr>B<f pr>Etwixt mine eye and heart a league is tooke,
<bkl 752><pmdv3 2>And each doth good turnes now vnto the other,
<bkl 753><pmdv3 3>When that mine eye is fami{{s}h}t for a looke,
<bkl 754><pmdv3 4>Or heart in loue with {{s}i}ghes him{s}elfe doth {s}mother;
<bkl 755><pmdv3 5>With my loues pi{ct}ure then my eye doth fea{{s}t},
<bkl 756><pmdv3 6>And to the painted banquet bids my heart:
<bkl 757><pmdv3 7>An other time mine eye is my hearts gue{{s}t},
<bkl 758><pmdv3 8>And in his thoughts of loue doth {{s}h}are a part.
<bkl 759><pmdv3 9>So either by thy pi{ct}ure or my loue,
<bkl 760><pmdv3 10>Thy {s}eife[[Rosenbach, "selfe"]] away,are pre{s}ent {{s}t}ill with me,
<bkl 761><pmdv3 11>For thou nor farther then my thoughts can{{s}t} moue,
<bkl 762><pmdv3 12>And I am {{s}t}ill with them,and they with thee.
<bkl 763><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Or if they {{s}l}eepe, thy pi{ct}ure in my {{s}i}ght
<bkl 764><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Awakes my heart,to hearts and eyes delight.

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<pmdv2 sonnet48>
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<bkl 765><tt headingno>48<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 766><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>H<f pr>Ow carefull was I when I tooke my way,
<bkl 767><pmdv3 2>Each tri{fl}e vnder true{{s}t} barres to thru{{s}t},
<bkl 768><pmdv3 3>That to my v{s}e it might vn-v{s}ed {{s}t}ay
<bkl 769><pmdv3 4>From hands of fal{s}ehood,in {s}ure wards of tru{{s}t} ?
<bkl 770><pmdv3 5>But thou,to whom my iewels tri{fl}es are,

<bkl 771><mode p><bkt catch>Mo{{s}t}

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<bkl 773><pmdv3 6>Mo{{s}t} worthy comfort,now my greate{{s}t} griefe,
<bkl 774><pmdv3 7>Thou be{{s}t} of deere{{s}t},and mine onely care,
<bkl 775><pmdv3 8>Art left the prey of euery vulgar theefe.
<bkl 776><pmdv3 9>Thee haue I not lockt vp in any che{{s}t},
<bkl 777><pmdv3 10>Saue where thou art not,though I feele thou art,
<bkl 778><pmdv3 11>Within the gentle clo{s}ure of my bre{{s}t},
<bkl 779><pmdv3 12>From whence at plea{s}ure thou mai{{s}t} come and part,
<bkl 780><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }And euen thence thou wilt be {{s}t}olne I feare,
<bkl 781><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }For truth prooues theeui{{s}h} for a prize {s}o deare.

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<pmdv2 sonnet49>
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<bkl 782><tt headingno>49<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 783><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>A<f pr>Gain{{s}t} that time ( if euer that time come <f pi>)<f pr>
<bkl 784><pmdv3 2>When I {{s}h}all {s}ee thee frowne on my defe{ct}s,
<bkl 785><pmdv3 3>When as thy loue hath ca{{s}t} his vtmo{{s}t} {s}umme,
<bkl 786><pmdv3 4>Cauld to that audite by adui{s}'d re{s}pe{ct}s,
<bkl 787><pmdv3 5>Again{{s}t} that time when thou {{s}h}alt {{s}t}rangely pa{{s}{s}}e,
<bkl 788><pmdv3 6>And {s}carcely greete me with that {s}unne thine eye,
<bkl 789><pmdv3 7>When loue conuerted from the thing it was
<bkl 790><pmdv3 8>Shall rea{s}ons {fi}nde of {s}etled grauitie.
<bkl 791><pmdv3 9>Again{{s}t} that time do I in{s}conce me here
<bkl 792><pmdv3 10>Within the knowledge of mine owne de{s}art,
<bkl 793><pmdv3 11>And this my hand,again{{s}t} my {s}elfe vpreare,
<bkl 794><pmdv3 12>To guard the lawfull rea{s}ons on thy part,
<bkl 795><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }To leaue poore me,thou ha{{s}t} the {{s}t}rength of lawes,
<bkl 796><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Since why to loue,I can alledge no cau{s}e.

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<bkl 797><tt headingno>50<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 798><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>H<f pr>Ow heauie doe I iourney on the way,
<bkl 799><pmdv3 2>When what I {s}eeke (my wearie trauels end<f pi>)<f pr>
<bkl 800><pmdv3 3>Doth teach that ea{s}e and that repo{s}e to {s}ay
<bkl 801><pmdv3 4>Thus farre the miles are mea{s}urde from thy friend.
<bkl 802><pmdv3 5>The bea{{s}t} that beares me,tired with my woe,
<bkl 803><pmdv3 6>Plods duly on,to beare that waight in me,
<bkl 804><pmdv3 7>As if by {s}ome in{{s}t}in{ct} the wretch did know
<bkl 805><pmdv3 8>His rider lou'd not {s}peed being made from thee:
<bkl 806><pmdv3 9>The bloody {s}purre cannot prouoke him on,
<bkl 807><pmdv3 10>That {s}ome-times anger thru{{s}t}s into his hide,
<bkl 808><pmdv3 11>Which heauily he an{s}wers with a grone,

<bkl 809><mode p><bkt sig>D 3  <bkt catch>More

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<bkl 811><pmdv3 12>More {{s}h}arpe to me then {s}purring to his {{s}i}de,
<bkl 812><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }For that {s}ame grone doth put this in my mind,
<bkl 813><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }My greefe lies onward and my ioy behind.

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<bkl 814><tt headingno>5I<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 815><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>Hus can my loue excu{s}e the {{s}l}ow o{ff}ence,
<bkl 816><pmdv3 2>Of my dull bearer,when from thee I {s}peed,
<bkl 817><pmdv3 3>From where thou art,why {{s}h}oulld I ha{{s}t} me thence,
<bkl 818><pmdv3 4>Till I returne of po{{s}t}ing is noe need.
<bkl 819><pmdv3 5>O what excu{s}e will my poore bea{{s}t} then {fi}nd,
<bkl 820><pmdv3 6>When {s}wift extremity can {s}eeme but {{s}l}ow,
<bkl 821><pmdv3 7>Then {{s}h}ould I {s}purre though mounted on the wind,
<bkl 822><pmdv3 8>In winged {s}peed no motion {{s}h}all I know,
<bkl 823><pmdv3 9>Then can no hor{s}e with my de{{s}i}re keepe pace,
<bkl 824><pmdv3 10>Therefore de{{s}i}re<f pi>(<f pr>of perfe{ct}s loue being made<f pi>)<f pr>
<bkl 825><pmdv3 11>Shall naigh noe dull {fl}e{{s}h} in his {fi}ery race,
<bkl 826><pmdv3 12>But loue,for loue,thus {{s}h}all excu{s}e my iade,
<bkl 827><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Since from thee going,he went wilfull {{s}l}ow,
<bkl 828><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Towards thee ile run,and giue him leaue to goe.

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<bkl 829><tt headingno>52<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 830><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>S<f pr>O am I as the rich who{s}e ble{{s}{s}}ed key,
<bkl 831><pmdv3 2>Can bring him to his {s}weet vp-locked trea{s}ure,
<bkl 832><pmdv3 3>The which he will not eu'ry hower {s}uruay,
<bkl 833><pmdv3 4>For blunting the {fi}ne point of {s}eldome plea{s}ure.
<bkl 834><pmdv3 5>Therefore are fea{{s}t}s {s}o {s}ollemne and {s}o rare,
<bkl 835><pmdv3 6>Since {{s}i}ldom comming in the long yeare {s}et,
<bkl 836><pmdv3 7>Like {{s}t}ones of worth they thinly placed are,
<bkl 837><pmdv3 8>Or captaine Iewells in the carconet.
<bkl 838><pmdv3 9>So is the time that keepes you as my che{{s}t},
<bkl 839><pmdv3 10>Or as the ward-robe which the robe doth hide,
<bkl 840><pmdv3 11>To make {s}ome {s}peciall in{{s}t}ant {s}peciall ble{{s}t},
<bkl 841><pmdv3 12>By new vnfoulding his impri{s}on'd pride.
<bkl 842><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Ble{{s}{s}}ed are you who{s}e worthine{{s}{s}}e giues skope,
<bkl 843><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Being had to tryumph,being lackt to hope.

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<bkl 844><tt headingno>53<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 845><pmdv3 1><f dpr>{VV}<f pr>Hat is your {s}ub{{s}t}ance,whereof are you made,
<bkl 846><pmdv3 2>That millions of {{s}t}range {{s}h}addowes on you tend?

<bkl 847><mode p><bkt catch>Since

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<bkl 849><pmdv3 3>Since euery one,hath euery one,one {{s}h}ade,
<bkl 850><pmdv3 4>And you but one,can euery {{s}h}addow lend:
<bkl 851><pmdv3 5>De{s}cribe <f pi>Adonis<f pr> and the counterfet,
<bkl 852><pmdv3 6>Is poorely immitated after you,
<bkl 853><pmdv3 7>On <f pi>Hellens<f pr> cheeke all art of beautie {s}et,
<bkl 854><pmdv3 8>And you in <f pi>Grecian<f pr> tires are painted new:
<bkl 855><pmdv3 9>Speake of the {s}pring,and foyzon of the yeare,
<bkl 856><pmdv3 10>The one doth {{s}h}addow of your beautie {{s}h}ow,
<bkl 857><pmdv3 11>The other as your bountie doth appeare,
<bkl 858><pmdv3 12>And you in euery ble{{s}{s}}ed {{s}h}ape we know.
<bkl 859><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }In all externall grace you haue {s}ome part,
<bkl 860><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }But you like none,none you for con{{s}t}ant heart.

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<bkl 861><tt headingno>54<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 862><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>O<f pr>H how much more doth beautie beautious {s}eeme,
<bkl 863><pmdv3 2>By that {s}weet ornament which truth doth giue,
<bkl 864><pmdv3 3>The Ro{s}e lookes faire, but fairer we it deeme
<bkl 865><pmdv3 4>For that {s}weet odor,which doth in it liue:
<bkl 866><pmdv3 5>The Canker bloomes haue full as deepe a die,
<bkl 867><pmdv3 6>As the perfumed tin{ct}ure of the Ro{s}es,
<bkl 868><pmdv3 7>Hang on {s}uch thornes,and play as wantonly,
<bkl 869><pmdv3 8>When {s}ommers breath their masked buds di{s}clo{s}es:
<bkl 870><pmdv3 9>But for their virtue only is their {{s}h}ow,
<bkl 871><pmdv3 10>They liue vnwoo'd, and vnre{s}pe{ct}ed fade,
<bkl 872><pmdv3 11>Die to them{s}elues . Sweet Ro{s}es doe not {s}o,
<bkl 873><pmdv3 12>Of their {s}weet deathes, are {s}weete{{s}t} odors made:
<bkl 874><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }And {s}o of you,beautious and louely youth,
<bkl 875><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }When that {{s}h}all vade,by ver{s}e di{{s}t}ils your truth.

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<bkl 876><tt headingno>55<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 877><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>N<f pr>Ot marble, nor the guilded monument,
<bkl 878><pmdv3 2>Of Princes {{s}h}all out-liue this powrefull rime,
<bkl 879><pmdv3 3>But you {{s}h}all {{s}h}ine more bright in the{s}e contents
<bkl 880><pmdv3 4>Then vn{s}wept {{s}t}one, be{s}meer'd with {{s}l}utti{{s}h} time.
<bkl 881><pmdv3 5>When wa{{s}t}efull warre {{s}h}all <f pi>Statues<f pr> ouer-turne,
<bkl 882><pmdv3 6>And broiles roote out the worke of ma{s}onry,
<bkl 883><pmdv3 7>Nor <f pi>Mars<f pr> his {s}word, nor warres quick {fi}re {{s}h}all burne:
<bkl 884><pmdv3 8>The liuing record of your memory.

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<bkl 887><pmdv3 9>Gain{{s}t} death,and all obliuious emnity
<bkl 888><pmdv3 10>Shall you pace forth, your prai{s}e {{s}h}all {{s}t}il {fi}nde roome,
<bkl 889><pmdv3 11>Euen in the eyes of all po{{s}t}erity
<bkl 890><pmdv3 12>That weare this world out to the ending doome.
<bkl 891><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }So til the iudgement that your {s}elfe ari{s}e,
<bkl 892><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }You liue in this,and dwell in louers eies.

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<bkl 893><tt headingno>56<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 894><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>S<f pr>weet loue renew thy force , be it not {s}aid
<bkl 895><pmdv3 2>Thy edge {{s}h}ould blunter be then apetite,
<bkl 896><pmdv3 3>Which but too daie by feeding is alaied,
<bkl 897><pmdv3 4>To morrow {{s}h}arpned in his former might.
<bkl 898><pmdv3 5>So loue be thou,although too daie thou {fi}ll
<bkl 899><pmdv3 6>Thy hungrie eies,euen till they winck with fulne{{s}{s}}e,
<bkl 900><pmdv3 7>Too morrow {s}ee againe,and doe not kill
<bkl 901><pmdv3 8>The {s}pirit of Loue,with a perpetual dulne{{s}{s}}e:
<bkl 902><pmdv3 9>Let this {s}ad <f pi>Intrim<f pr> like the Ocean be
<bkl 903><pmdv3 10>Which parts the {{s}h}ore,where two contra{ct}ed new,
<bkl 904><pmdv3 11>Come daily to the banckes,that when they {s}ee:
<bkl 905><pmdv3 12>Returne of loue,more ble{{s}t} may be the view.
<bkl 906><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }As cal it Winter,which being ful of care,
<bkl 907><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Makes S|_o|mers welcome,thrice more wi{{s}h}'d,more rare:

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<bkl 908><tt headingno>57<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 909><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>B<f pr>Eing your {{s}l}aue what {{s}h}ould I doe but tend,
<bkl 910><pmdv3 2>Vpon the houres,and times of your de{{s}i}re?
<bkl 911><pmdv3 3>I haue no precious time at al to {s}pend;
<bkl 912><pmdv3 4>Nor {s}eruices to doe til you require.
<bkl 913><pmdv3 5>Nor dare I chide the world without end houre,
<bkl 914><pmdv3 6>Whil{{s}t} I(my {s}oueraine)watch the clock for you,
<bkl 915><pmdv3 7>Nor thinke the bitterne{{s}{s}}e of ab{s}ence {s}owre,
<bkl 916><pmdv3 8>{VV}hen you haue bid your {s}eruant once adieue.
<bkl 917><pmdv3 9>Nor dare I que{{s}t}ion with my iealious thought,
<bkl 918><pmdv3 10>{VV}here you may be,or your a{ff}aires {s}uppo{s}e,
<bkl 919><pmdv3 11>But like a {s}ad {{s}l}aue {{s}t}ay and thinke of nought
<bkl 920><pmdv3 12>Saue where you are , how happy you make tho{s}e.
<bkl 921><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }So true a foole is loue,that in your Will,
<bkl 922><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }(Though you doe any thing)he thinkes no ill.

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<bkl 925><tt headingno>58<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 926><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>Hat God forbid , that made me {fi}r{{s}t} your {{s}l}aue,
<bkl 927><pmdv3 2>I {{s}h}ould in thought controule your times of plea{s}ure,
<bkl 928><pmdv3 3>Or at your hand th' account of houres to craue,
<bkl 929><pmdv3 4>Being your va{{s}{s}}ail bound to {{s}t}aie your lei{s}ure.
<bkl 930><pmdv3 5>Oh let me {s}u{ff}er(being at your beck)
<bkl 931><pmdv3 6>Th' impri{s}on'd ab{s}ence of your libertie,
<bkl 932><pmdv3 7>And patience tame,to {s}u{ff}erance bide each check,
<bkl 933><pmdv3 8>Without accu{{s}i}ng you of iniury.
<bkl 934><pmdv3 9>Be where you li{{s}t},your charter is {s}o {{s}t}rong,
<bkl 935><pmdv3 10>That you your {s}elfe may priuiledge your time
<bkl 936><pmdv3 11>To what you will,to you it doth belong,
<bkl 937><pmdv3 12>Your {s}elfe to pardon of {s}elfe-doing crime.
<bkl 938><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }I am to waite,though waiting {s}o be hell,
<bkl 939><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Not blame your plea{s}ure be it ill or well.

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<bkl 940><tt headingno>59<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 941><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>I<f pr>F their bee nothing new,but that which is,
<bkl 942><pmdv3 2>Hath beene before , how are our braines beguild,
<bkl 943><pmdv3 3>Which laboring for inuention beare ami{{s}{s}}e
<bkl 944><pmdv3 4>The {s}econd burthen of a former child ?
<bkl 945><pmdv3 5>Oh that record could with a back-ward looke,
<bkl 946><pmdv3 6>Euen of {fi}ue hundreth cour{s}es of the Sunne,
<bkl 947><pmdv3 7>Show me your image in {s}ome antique booke,
<bkl 948><pmdv3 8>Since minde at {fi}r{{s}t} in carre{ct}er was done.
<bkl 949><pmdv3 9>That I might {s}ee what the old world could {s}ay,
<bkl 950><pmdv3 10>To this compo{s}ed wonder of your frame,
<bkl 951><pmdv3 11>Whether we are mended,or where better they,
<bkl 952><pmdv3 12>Or whether reuolution be the {s}ame.
<bkl 953><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Oh {s}ure I am the wits of former daies,
<bkl 954><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }To {s}ubie{ct}s wor{s}e haue giuen admiring prai{s}e.

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<bkl 955><tt headingno>60<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 956><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>L<f pr>Ike as the waues make towards the pibled {{s}h}ore,
<bkl 957><pmdv3 2>So do our minuites ha{{s}t}en to their end,
<bkl 958><pmdv3 3>Each changing place with that which goes before,
<bkl 959><pmdv3 4>In {s}equent toile all forwards do contend.
<bkl 960><pmdv3 5>Natiuity once in the maine of light.

<bkl 961><bkt sig>E <mode p><bkt catch>Crawls
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<bkl 962><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>HAKE-SPEARES<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 963><pmdv3 6>Crawles to maturity,wherewith being crown'd,
<bkl 964><pmdv3 7>Crooked eclip{s}es gain{{s}t} his glory {fi}ght,
<bkl 965><pmdv3 8>And time that gaue,doth now his gift confound.
<bkl 966><pmdv3 9>Time doth tran{s}{fi}xe the {fl}ori{{s}h} {s}et on youth,
<bkl 967><pmdv3 10>And delues the paralels in beauties brow,
<bkl 968><pmdv3 11>Feedes on the rarities of natures truth,
<bkl 969><pmdv3 12>And nothing {{s}t}ands but for his {{s}i}eth to mow.
<bkl 970><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }And yet to times in hope,my ver{s}e {{s}h}all {{s}t}and
<bkl 971><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Prai{{s}i}ng thy worth,di{s}pight his cruell hand.

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<bkl 972><tt headingno>6I<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 973><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>I<f pr>S it thy wil,thy Image {{s}h}ould keepe open
<bkl 974><pmdv3 2>My heauy eielids to the weary night?
<bkl 975><pmdv3 3>Do{{s}t} thou de{{s}i}re my {{s}l}umbers {{s}h}ould be broken,
<bkl 976><pmdv3 4>While {{s}h}adowes like to thee do mocke my {{s}i}ght?
<bkl 977><pmdv3 5>Is it thy {s}pirit that thou {s}end'{{s}t} from thee
<bkl 978><pmdv3 6>So farre from home into my deeds to prye,
<bkl 979><pmdv3 7>To {fi}nd out {{s}h}ames and idle houres in me,
<bkl 980><pmdv3 8>The skope and tenure of thy Ielou{{s}i}e<f pi>?<f pr>
<bkl 981><pmdv3 9>O no,thy loue though much,is not {s}o great,
<bkl 982><pmdv3 10>It is my loue that keepes mine eie awake,
<bkl 983><pmdv3 11>Mine owne true loue that doth my re{{s}t} defeat,
<bkl 984><pmdv3 12>To plaie the watch-man euer for thy {s}ake.
<bkl 985><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }For thee watch I,whil{{s}t} thou do{{s}t} wake el{s}ewhere,
<bkl 986><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }From me farre of , with others all to neere.

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<bkl 987><tt headingno>62<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 988><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>S<f pr>Inne of {s}elfe-loue po{{s}{s}}e{{s}{s}}eth al mine eie,
<bkl 989><pmdv3 2>And all my {s}oule,and al my euery part;
<bkl 990><pmdv3 3>And for this {{s}i}nne there is no remedie,
<bkl 991><pmdv3 4>It is {s}o grounded inward in my heart.
<bkl 992><pmdv3 5>Me thinkes no face {s}o gratious is as mine,
<bkl 993><pmdv3 6>No {{s}h}ape {s}o true,no truth of {s}uch account,
<bkl 994><pmdv3 7>And for my {s}elfe mine owne worth do de{fi}ne,
<bkl 995><pmdv3 8>As I all other in all worths {s}urmount.
<bkl 996><pmdv3 9>But when my gla{{s}{s}}e {{s}h}ewes me my {s}elfe indeed
<bkl 997><pmdv3 10>Beated and chopt with tand antiquitie,
<bkl 998><pmdv3 11>Mine owne {s}elfe loue quite contrary I read

<bkl 999><mode p><bkt catch>Selfe

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<bkl 1001><pmdv3 12>Selfe,{s}o {s}elfe louing were iniquity,
<bkl 1002><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }T'is thee(my {s}elfe)that for my {s}elfe I prai{s}e,
<bkl 1003><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Painting my age with beauty of thy daies,

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<bkl 1004><tt headingno>63<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1005><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>A<f pr>Gain{{s}t} my loue {{s}h}all be as I am now
<bkl 1006><pmdv3 2>With times iniurious hand chru{{s}h}t and ore-worne,
<bkl 1007><pmdv3 3>When houres haue dreind his blood and {fi}ld his brow
<bkl 1008><pmdv3 4>With lines and wrincles,when his youthfull morne
<bkl 1009><pmdv3 5>Hath trauaild on to Ages {{s}t}eepie night,
<bkl 1010><pmdv3 6>And all tho{s}e beauties whereof now he's King
<bkl 1011><pmdv3 7>Are vani{{s}h}ing,or vani{{s}h}t out of {{s}i}ght,
<bkl 1012><pmdv3 8>Stealing away the trea{s}ure of his Spring.
<bkl 1013><pmdv3 9>For {s}uch a time do I now forti{fi}e
<bkl 1014><pmdv3 10>Again{{s}t} confounding Ages cruell knife,
<bkl 1015><pmdv3 11>That he {{s}h}all neuer cut from memory
<bkl 1016><pmdv3 12>My {s}weet loues beauty,though my louers life.
<bkl 1017><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }His beautie {{s}h}all in the{s}e blacke lines be {s}eene,
<bkl 1018><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }And they {{s}h}all liue , and he in them {{s}t}ill greene.

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<bkl 1019><tt headingno>64<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1020><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>{VV}<f pr>Hen I haue {s}eene by times fell hand defaced
<bkl 1021><pmdv3 2>The rich proud co{{s}t} of outworne buried age,
<bkl 1022><pmdv3 3>When {s}ometime loftie towers I {s}ee downe ra{s}ed,
<bkl 1023><pmdv3 4>And bra{{s}{s}}e eternall {{s}l}aue to mortall rage.
<bkl 1024><pmdv3 5>When I haue {s}eene the hungry Ocean gaine
<bkl 1025><pmdv3 6>Aduantage on the Kingdome of the {{s}h}oare,
<bkl 1026><pmdv3 7>And the {fi}rme {s}oile win of the watry maine,
<bkl 1027><pmdv3 8>Increa{{s}i}ng {{s}t}ore with lo{{s}{s}}e,and lo{{s}{s}}e with {{s}t}ore.
<bkl 1028><pmdv3 9>When I haue {s}eene {s}uch interchange of {{s}t}ate,
<bkl 1029><pmdv3 10>Or {{s}t}ate it {s}elfe confounded, to decay,
<bkl 1030><pmdv3 11>Ruine hath taught me thus to ruminate
<bkl 1031><pmdv3 12>That Time will come and take my loue away.
<bkl 1032><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }This thought is as a death which cannot choo{s}e
<bkl 1033><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }But weepe to haue,that which it feares to loo{s}e.

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<bkl 1034><tt headingno>65<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1035><pmdv3 1><f dpi>S<f pr>Ince bra{{s}{s}}e,nor {{s}t}one,nor earth,nor boundle{{s}{s}}e {s}ea,
<bkl 1036><pmdv3 2>But {s}ad mortallity ore-{s}waies their power,

<bkl 1037><mode p><bkt sig>E 2  <bkt catch>How

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<bkl 1039><pmdv3 3>How with this rage {{s}h}all beautie hold a plea,
<bkl 1040><pmdv3 4>Who{s}e a{ct}ion is no {{s}t}ronger then a {fl}ower<f pi>?<f pr>
<bkl 1041><pmdv3 5>O how {{s}h}all {s}ummers hunny breath hold out,
<bkl 1042><pmdv3 6>Again{{s}t} the wrackfull {{s}i}edge of battring dayes,
<bkl 1043><pmdv3 7>When rocks impregnable are not {s}o {{s}t}oute ,
<bkl 1044><pmdv3 8>Nor gates of {{s}t}eele {s}o {{s}t}rong but time decayes?
<bkl 1045><pmdv3 9>O fearefull meditation, where alack,
<bkl 1046><pmdv3 10>Shall times be{{s}t} Iewell from times che{{s}t} lie hid?
<bkl 1047><pmdv3 11>Or what {{s}t}rong hand can hold his {s}wift foote back,
<bkl 1048><pmdv3 12>Or who his {s}poile or beautie can forbid?
<bkl 1049><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }O none,vnle{{s}{s}}e this miracle haue might,
<bkl 1050><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }That in black inck my loue may {{s}t}ill {{s}h}ine bright.

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<bkl 1051><tt headingno>66<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1052><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>Yr'd with all the{s}e for re{{s}t}full death I cry,
<bkl 1053><pmdv3 2>As to behold de{s}ert a begger borne,
<bkl 1054><pmdv3 3>And needie Nothing trimd in iollitie,
<bkl 1055><pmdv3 4>And pure{{s}t} faith vnhappily for{s}worne,
<bkl 1056><pmdv3 5>And gilded honor {{s}h}amefully mi{s}pla{{s}t},
<bkl 1057><pmdv3 6>And maiden vertue rudely {{s}t}rumpeted,
<bkl 1058><pmdv3 7>And right perfe{ct}ion wrongfully di{s}grac'd,
<bkl 1059><pmdv3 8>And {{s}t}rength by limping {s}way di{s}abled ,
<bkl 1060><pmdv3 9>And arte made tung-tide by authoritie,
<bkl 1061><pmdv3 10>And Folly (Do{ct}or-like<f pi>)<f pr> controuling skill,
<bkl 1062><pmdv3 11>And {{s}i}mple-Truth mi{s}calde Simplicitie,
<bkl 1063><pmdv3 12>And captiue-good attending Captaine ill.
<bkl 1064><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Tyr'd with all the{s}e,from the{s}e would I be gone,
<bkl 1065><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Saue that to dye,I leaue my loue alone.

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<bkl 1066><tt headingno>67<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1067><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>A<f pr>H wherefore with infe{ct}ion {{s}h}ould he liue,
<bkl 1068><pmdv3 2>And with his pre{s}ence grace impietie,
<bkl 1069><pmdv3 3>That {{s}i}nne by him aduantage {{s}h}ould atchiue,
<bkl 1070><pmdv3 4>And lace it {s}elfe with his {s}ocietie ?
<bkl 1071><pmdv3 5>Why {{s}h}ould fal{s}e painting immitate his cheeke,
<bkl 1072><pmdv3 6>And {{s}t}eale dead {s}eeing of his liuing hew<f pi>?<f pr>
<bkl 1073><pmdv3 7>Why {{s}h}ould poore beautie indire{ct}ly {s}eeke,
<bkl 1074><pmdv3 8>Ro{s}es of {{s}h}addow,{{s}i}nce his Ro{s}e is true?

<bkl 1075><mode p><bkt catch>Why

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<bkl 1076><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>ONNETS.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 1077><pmdv3 9>Why {{s}h}ould he liue,now nature banckrout is,
<bkl 1078><pmdv3 10>Beggerd of blood to blu{{s}h} through liuely vaines,
<bkl 1079><pmdv3 11>For {{s}h}e hath no exchecker now but his,
<bkl 1080><pmdv3 12>And proud of many,liues vpon his gaines?
<bkl 1081><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }O him {{s}h}e {{s}t}ores,to {{s}h}ow what welth {{s}h}e had,
<bkl 1082><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }In daies long {{s}i}nce,before the{s}e la{{s}t} {s}o bad.

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<bkl 1083><tt headingno>68<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1084><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>Hus is his cheeke the map of daies out-worne,
<bkl 1085><pmdv3 2>When beauty liu'd and dy'ed as {fl}owers do now,
<bkl 1086><pmdv3 3>Before the{s}e ba{{s}t}ard {{s}i}gnes of faire were borne,
<bkl 1087><pmdv3 4>Or dur{{s}t} inhabit on a liuing brow:
<bkl 1088><pmdv3 5>Before the goulden tre{{s}{s}}es of the dead,
<bkl 1089><pmdv3 6>The right of {s}epulchers,were {{s}h}orne away,
<bkl 1090><pmdv3 7>To liue a {s}cond life on {s}econd head,
<bkl 1091><pmdv3 8>Ere beauties dead {fl}eece made another gay:
<bkl 1092><pmdv3 9>In him tho{s}e holy antique howers are {s}eene,
<bkl 1093><pmdv3 10>Without all ornament,it {s}elfe and true,
<bkl 1094><pmdv3 11>Making no {s}ummer of an others greene,
<bkl 1095><pmdv3 12>Robbing no ould to dre{{s}{s}}e his beauty new,
<bkl 1096><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }And him as for a map doth Nature {{s}t}ore,
<bkl 1097><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }To {{s}h}ew faul{s}e Art what beauty was of yore.

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<bkl 1098><tt headingno>69<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1099><pmdv3 1><f dpr>T<f pr>Ho{s}e parts of thee that the worlds eye doth view,
<bkl 1100><pmdv3 2>Want nothing that the thought of hearts can mend:
<bkl 1101><pmdv3 3>All toungs(the voice of {s}oules)giue thee that end,
<bkl 1102><pmdv3 4>Vttring bare truth,euen {s}o as foes Commend.
<bkl 1103><pmdv3 5>Their outward thus with outward prai{s}e is crownd,
<bkl 1104><pmdv3 6>But tho{s}e {s}ame toungs that giue thee {s}o thine owne,
<bkl 1105><pmdv3 7>In other accents doe this prai{s}e confound
<bkl 1106><pmdv3 8>By {s}eeing farther then the eye hath {{s}h}owne.
<bkl 1107><pmdv3 9>They looke into the beauty of thy mind,
<bkl 1108><pmdv3 10>And that in gue{{s}{s}}e they mea{s}ure by thy deeds,
<bkl 1109><pmdv3 11>Then churls their thoughts(although their eies were kind)
<bkl 1110><pmdv3 12>To thy faire {fl}ower ad the rancke {s}mell of weeds,
<bkl 1111><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }But why thy odor matcheth not thy {{s}h}ow,
<bkl 1112><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }The {s}olye is this,that thou doe{{s}t} common grow.

<bkl 1113><mode p><bkt sig>E 3  <bkt catch>That

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<bkl 1115><tt headingno>70<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1116><pmdv3 1><f dpr>T<f pr>Hat thou are blam'd {{s}h}all not be thy defe{ct},
<bkl 1117><pmdv3 2>For {{s}l}anders marke was euer yet the faire,
<bkl 1118><pmdv3 3>The ornament of beauty is {s}u{s}pe{ct},
<bkl 1119><pmdv3 4>A Crow that {fl}ies in heauens {s}weete{{s}t} ayre.
<bkl 1120><pmdv3 5>So thou be good,{{s}l}ander doth but approue,
<bkl 1121><pmdv3 6>Their worth the greater beeing woo'd of time,
<bkl 1122><pmdv3 7>For Canker vice the {s}weete{{s}t} buds doth loue,
<bkl 1123><pmdv3 8>And thou pre{s}ent'{{s}t} a pure vn{{s}t}ayined prime.
<bkl 1124><pmdv3 9>Thou ha{{s}t} pa{{s}t} by the ambu{{s}h} of young daies,
<bkl 1125><pmdv3 10>Either not a{{s}{s}}ayld,or vi{ct}or beeing charg'd,
<bkl 1126><pmdv3 11>Yet this thy prai{s}e cannot be {s}oe thy prai{s}e,
<bkl 1127><pmdv3 12>To tye vp enuy,euermore inlarged,
<bkl 1128><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }If {s}ome {s}u{s}pe{ct} of ill maskt not thy {{s}h}ow,
<bkl 1129><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Then thou alone kingdomes of hearts {{s}h}ould{{s}t} owe.

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<bkl 1130><tt headingno>7I<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1131><pmdv3 1><f dpr>N<f pr>Oe Longer mourne for me when I am dead,
<bkl 1132><pmdv3 2>Then you {{s}h}all heare the {s}urly {s}ullen bell
<bkl 1133><pmdv3 3>Giue warning to the world that I am {fl}ed
<bkl 1134><pmdv3 4>From this vile world with vilde{{s}t} wormes to dwell:
<bkl 1135><pmdv3 5>Nay if you read this line,remember not,
<bkl 1136><pmdv3 6>The hand that writ it,for I loue you {s}o,
<bkl 1137><pmdv3 7>That I in your {s}weet thoughts would be forgot,
<bkl 1138><pmdv3 8>If thinking on me then {{s}h}ould make you woe.
<bkl 1139><pmdv3 9>O if<f pi>(<f pr>I {s}ay<f pi>)<f pr>you looke vpon this ver{s}e,
<bkl 1140><pmdv3 10>When I (perhaps) compounded am with clay,
<bkl 1141><pmdv3 11>Do not {s}o much as my poore name reher{s}e;
<bkl 1142><pmdv3 12>But let your loue euen with my life decay.
<bkl 1143><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Lea{{s}t} the wi{s}e world {{s}h}ould looke into your mone,
<bkl 1144><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }And mocke you with me after I am gon.

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<bkl 1145><tt headingno>72<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1146><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>O<f pr> Lea{{s}t} the world {{s}h}ould taske you to recite,
<bkl 1147><pmdv3 2>What merit liu'd in me that you {{s}h}ould loue
<bkl 1148><pmdv3 3>After my death<f pi>(<f pr>deare loue<f pi>)<f pr>for get me quite,
<bkl 1149><pmdv3 4>For you in me can nothing worthy proue.
<bkl 1150><pmdv3 5>Vnle{{s}{s}}e you would deui{s}e {s}ome vertuous lye,

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<bkl 1153><pmdv3 6>To doe more for me then mine owne de{s}ert,
<bkl 1154><pmdv3 7>And hang more prai{s}e vpon decea{s}ed I,
<bkl 1155><pmdv3 8>Then nigard truth would willingly impart<f pi>:<f pr>
<bkl 1156><pmdv3 9>O lea{{s}t} your true loue may {s}eeme falce in this,
<bkl 1157><pmdv3 10>That you for loue {s}peake well of me vntrue,
<bkl 1158><pmdv3 11>My name be buried where my body is,
<bkl 1159><pmdv3 12>And liue no more to {{s}h}ame nor me,nor you.
<bkl 1160><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }For I am {{s}h}amd by that which I bring forth,
<bkl 1161><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }And {s}o {{s}h}ould you,to loue things nothing worth.

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<bkl 1162><tt headingno>73<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1163><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>Hat time of yeeare thou mai{{s}t} in me behold,
<bkl 1164><pmdv3 2>When yellow leaues,or none,or few doe hange
<bkl 1165><pmdv3 3>Vpon tho{s}e boughes which {{s}h}ake again{{s}t} the could,
<bkl 1166><pmdv3 4>Bare rn'wd quiers,where late the {s}weet birds {s}ang.
<bkl 1167><pmdv3 5>In me thou {s}ee{{s}t} the twi-light of {s}uch day,
<bkl 1168><pmdv3 6>As after Sun-{s}et fadeth in the We{{s}t},
<bkl 1169><pmdv3 7>Which by and by blacke night doth take away,
<bkl 1170><pmdv3 8>Deaths {s}econd {s}elfe that {s}eals vp all in re{{s}t}.
<bkl 1171><pmdv3 9>In me thou {s}ee{{s}t} the glowing of {s}uch {fi}re,
<bkl 1172><pmdv3 10>That on the a{{s}h}es of his youth doth lye,
<bkl 1173><pmdv3 11>As the death bed,whereon it mu{{s}t} expire,
<bkl 1174><pmdv3 12>Con{s}um'd with that which it was nurri{{s}h}t by.
<bkl 1175><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }This thou perceu'{{s}t},which makes thy loue more {{s}t}rong,
<bkl 1176><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }To loue that well,which thou mu{{s}t} leaue ere long.

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<bkl 1177><tt headingno>74<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1178><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>B<f pr>Vt be contented when that fell are{{s}t},
<bkl 1179><pmdv3 2>With out all bayle {{s}h}all carry me away,
<bkl 1180><pmdv3 3>My life hath in this line {s}ome intere{{s}t},
<bkl 1181><pmdv3 4>Which for memoriall {{s}t}ill with thee {{s}h}all {{s}t}ay.
<bkl 1182><pmdv3 5>When thou reuewe{{s}t} this,thou doe{{s}t} reuew,
<bkl 1183><pmdv3 6>The very part was con{s}ecrate to thee,
<bkl 1184><pmdv3 7>The earth can haue but earth,which is his due,
<bkl 1185><pmdv3 8>My {s}pirit is thine the better part of me,
<bkl 1186><pmdv3 9>So then thou ha{{s}t} but lo{{s}t} the dregs of life,
<bkl 1187><pmdv3 10>The pray of wormes,my body being dead,
<bkl 1188><pmdv3 11>The coward conque{{s}t} of a wretches knife,

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<bkl 1190><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>HAKE-SPEARES<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 1191><pmdv3 12>To ba{s}e of thee to be remembred,
<bkl 1192><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }The worth of that,is that which it containes,
<bkl 1193><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }And that is this, and this with thee remaines.

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<bkl 1194><tt headingno>75<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1195><pmdv3 1><f dpi>S<f pr>O are you to my thoughts as food to life,
<bkl 1196><pmdv3 2>Or as {s}weet {s}ea{s}on'd {{s}h}ewers are to the ground;
<bkl 1197><pmdv3 3>And for the peace of you I hold {s}uch {{s}t}rife,
<bkl 1198><pmdv3 4>As twixt a mi{s}er and his wealth is found.
<bkl 1199><pmdv3 5>Now proud as an inioyer,and anon
<bkl 1200><pmdv3 6>Doubting the {fi}lching age will {{s}t}eale his trea{s}ure,
<bkl 1201><pmdv3 7>Now counting be{{s}t} to be with you alone,
<bkl 1202><pmdv3 8>Then betterd that the world may {s}ee my plea{s}ure,
<bkl 1203><pmdv3 9>Some-time all ful with fea{{s}t}ing on your {{s}i}ght,
<bkl 1204><pmdv3 10>And by and by cleane {{s}t}arued for a looke,
<bkl 1205><pmdv3 11>Po{{s}{s}}e{{s}{s}i}ng or pur{s}uing no delight
<bkl 1206><pmdv3 12>Saue what is had,or mu{{s}t} from you be tooke.
<bkl 1207><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Thus do I pine and {s}urfet day by day,
<bkl 1208><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Or gluttoning on all,or all away,

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<bkl 1209><tt headingno>76<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1210><pmdv3 1><f dpr>{VV}<f pr>Hy is my ver{s}e {s}o barren of new pride<f pi>?<f pr>
<bkl 1211><pmdv3 2>So far from variation or quicke change?
<bkl 1212><pmdv3 3>Why with the time do I not glance a{{s}i}de
<bkl 1213><pmdv3 4>To new found methods,and to compounds {{s}t}range[[all copies but Folger-Jolley, "{{s}t}range?"]]
<bkl 1214><pmdv3 5>Why write I {{s}t}ill all one,euer the {s}ame,
<bkl 1215><pmdv3 6>And keepe inuention in a noted weed,
<bkl 1216><pmdv3 7>That euery word doth almo{{s}t} fel my name,
<bkl 1217><pmdv3 8>Shewing their birth,and where they did proceed[[all copies but Folger-Jolley, "proceed<f pi>?<f pr>"]]
<bkl 1218><pmdv3 9>O know {s}weet loue I alwaies write of you,
<bkl 1219><pmdv3 10>And you and loue are {{s}t}ill my argument:
<bkl 1220><pmdv3 11>So all my be{{s}t} is dre{{s}{s}i}ng old words new,
<bkl 1221><pmdv3 12>Spending againe what is already {s}pent:
<bkl 1222><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }For  as the Sun is daily new and old,
<bkl 1223><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }So is my loue {{s}t}ill telling what is told,

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<bkl 1224><tt headingno>77<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1225><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>Hy gla{{s}{s}}e will {{s}h}ew thee how thy beauties were,
<bkl 1226><pmdv3 2>Thy dyall how thy pretious mynuits wa{{s}t}e,

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<bkl 1228><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>ONNETS.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 1229><pmdv3 3>The vacant leaues thy mindes imprint will beare,
<bkl 1230><pmdv3 4>And of this booke,this learning mai{{s}t} thou ta{{s}t}e.
<bkl 1231><pmdv3 5>The wrinckles which thy gla{{s}{s}}e will truly {{s}h}ow,
<bkl 1232><pmdv3 6>Of mouthed graues will giue thee memorie,
<bkl 1233><pmdv3 7>Thou by thy dyals {{s}h}ady {{s}t}ealth mai{{s}t} know,
<bkl 1234><pmdv3 8>Times theeui{{s}h} progre{{s}{s}}e to eternitie.
<bkl 1235><pmdv3 9>Looke what thy memorie cannot containe,
<bkl 1236><pmdv3 10>Commit to the{s}e wa{{s}t}e blacks,and thou {{s}h}alt {fi}nde
<bkl 1237><pmdv3 11>Tho{s}e children nur{{s}t},deliuerd from thy braine,
<bkl 1238><pmdv3 12>To take a new acquaintance of thy minde.
<bkl 1239><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }The{s}e o{ffi}ces,{s}o oft as thou wilt looke,
<bkl 1240><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Shall pro{fi}t thee,and much inrich thy booke.

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<bkl 1241><tt headingno>78<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1242><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>S<f pr>O oft haue I inuok'd thee for my Mu{s}e,
<bkl 1243><pmdv3 2>And found {s}uch faire a{{s}{s}i}{{s}t}ance in my ver{s}e,
<bkl 1244><pmdv3 3>As euery <f pi>Alien<f pr> pen hath got my v{s}e,
<bkl 1245><pmdv3 4>And vnder thee their poe{{s}i}e di{s}per{s}e.
<bkl 1246><pmdv3 5>Thine eyes,that taught the dumbe on high to {{s}i}ng,
<bkl 1247><pmdv3 6>And heauie ignorance aloft to {fl}ie,
<bkl 1248><pmdv3 7>Haue added fethers to the learneds wing,
<bkl 1249><pmdv3 8>And giuen grace a double Maie{{s}t}ie.
<bkl 1250><pmdv3 9>Yet be mo{{s}t} proud of that which I compile,
<bkl 1251><pmdv3 10>Who{s}e in{fl}uence is thine,and borne of thee,
<bkl 1252><pmdv3 11>In others workes thou doo{{s}t} but mend the {{s}t}ile,
<bkl 1253><pmdv3 12>And Arts with thy {s}weete graces graced be.
<bkl 1254><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }But thou art all my art,and doo{{s}t} aduance
<bkl 1255><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }As high as learning,my rude ignorance.

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<bkl 1256><tt headingno>79<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1257><pmdv3 1><f dpi>W<f pr>Hil{{s}t} I alone did call vpon thy ayde,
<bkl 1258><pmdv3 2>My ver{s}e alone had all thy gentle grace,
<bkl 1259><pmdv3 3>But now my gracious numbers are decayde,
<bkl 1260><pmdv3 4>And my {{s}i}ck Mu{s}e doth giue an other place.
<bkl 1261><pmdv3 5>I grant ( {s}weet loue <f pi>)<f pr>thy louely argument
<bkl 1262><pmdv3 6>De{s}erues the trauaile of a worthier pen,
<bkl 1263><pmdv3 7>Yet what of thee thy Poet doth inuent,
<bkl 1264><pmdv3 8>He robs thee of,and payes it thee againe,

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<bkl 1267><pmdv3 9>He lends thee vertue,and he {{s}t}ole that word,
<bkl 1268><pmdv3 10>From thy behauiour,beautie doth he giue
<bkl 1269><pmdv3 11>And found it in thy cheeke: he can a{ff}oord
<bkl 1270><pmdv3 12>No prai{s}e to thee,but what in thee doth liue.
<bkl 1271><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Then thanke him not for that which he doth {s}ay,
<bkl 1272><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Since what he owes thee,thou thy {s}elfe doo{{s}t} pay,

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<bkl 1273><tt headingno>80<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1274><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>O<f pr> How I faint when I of you do write,
<bkl 1275><pmdv3 2>Knowing a better {s}pirit doth v{s}e your name,
<bkl 1276><pmdv3 3>And in the prai{s}e thereof {s}pends all his might,
<bkl 1277><pmdv3 4>To make me toung-tide {s}peaking of your fame.
<bkl 1278><pmdv3 5>But {{s}i}nce your worth<f pi>(<f pr>wide as the Ocean is<f pi>)<f pr>
<bkl 1279><pmdv3 6>The humble as the proude{{s}t} {s}aile doth beare,
<bkl 1280><pmdv3 7>My {s}aw{{s}i}e barke<f pi>(<f pr>inferior farre to his<f pi>)<f pr>
<bkl 1281><pmdv3 8>On your broad maine doth wilfully appeare.
<bkl 1282><pmdv3 9>Your {{s}h}allowe{{s}t} helpe will hold me vp a {fl}oate,
<bkl 1283><pmdv3 10>Whil{{s}t} he vpon your {s}oundle{{s}{s}}e deepe doth ride,
<bkl 1284><pmdv3 11>Or ( being wrackt <f pi>)<f pr> I am a worthle{{s}{s}}e bote,
<bkl 1285><pmdv3 12>He of tall building,and of goodly pride.
<bkl 1286><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Then If he thriue and I be ca{{s}t} away,
<bkl 1287><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }The wor{{s}t} was this,my loue was my decay.

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<bkl 1288><tt headingno>8I<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1289><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>O<f pr>R I {{s}h}all liue your Epitaph to make,
<bkl 1290><pmdv3 2>Or you {s}uruiue when I in earth am rotten,
<bkl 1291><pmdv3 3>From hence your memory death cannot take,
<bkl 1292><pmdv3 4>Although in me each part will be forgotten.
<bkl 1293><pmdv3 5>Your name from hence immortall life {{s}h}all haue,
<bkl 1294><pmdv3 6>Though I <f pi>(<f pr> once gone) to all the world mu{{s}t} dye,
<bkl 1295><pmdv3 7>The earth can yeeld me but a common graue,
<bkl 1296><pmdv3 8>When you intombed in mens eyes {{s}h}all lye,
<bkl 1297><pmdv3 9>Your monument {{s}h}all be my gentle ver{s}e,
<bkl 1298><pmdv3 10>Which eyes not yet created {{s}h}all ore-read,
<bkl 1299><pmdv3 11>And toungs to be,your beeing {{s}h}all rehear{s}e,
<bkl 1300><pmdv3 12>When all the breathers of this world are dead,
<bkl 1301><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }You {{s}t}ill {{s}h}all liue ({s}uch vertue hath my Pen)
<bkl 1302><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Where breath mo{{s}t} breaths,euen in the mouths of men.

<bkl 1303><mode p><bkt catch>I grant

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<bkl 1304><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>ONNETS.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

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<bkl 1305><tt headingno>82<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1306><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>I<f pr>Grant thou wert not married to my Mu{s}e,
<bkl 1307><pmdv3 2>And therefore maie{{s}t} without attaint ore-looke
<bkl 1308><pmdv3 3>The dedicated words which writers v{s}e
<bkl 1309><pmdv3 4>Of their faire {s}ubie{ct},ble{{s}{s}i}ng euery booke.
<bkl 1310><pmdv3 5>Thou art as faire in knowledge as in hew,
<bkl 1311><pmdv3 6>Finding thy worth a limmit pa{{s}t} my prai{s}e,
<bkl 1312><pmdv3 7>And therefore art inforc'd to {s}eeke anew,
<bkl 1313><pmdv3 8>Some fre{{s}h}er {{s}t}ampe of the time bettering dayes.
<bkl 1314><pmdv3 9>And do {s}o loue,yet when they haue deui{s}de,
<bkl 1315><pmdv3 10>What {{s}t}rained touches Rhethorick can lend,
<bkl 1316><pmdv3 11>Thou truly faire,wert truly {{s}i}mpathizde,
<bkl 1317><pmdv3 12>In true plaine words,by thy true telling friend.
<bkl 1318><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }And their gro{{s}{s}}e painting might be better v{s}'d,
<bkl 1319><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Where cheekes need blood,in thee it is abu{s}'d.

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<bkl 1320><tt headingno>83<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1321><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>I<f pr> Neuer {s}aw that you did painting need,
<bkl 1322><pmdv3 2>And therefore to your faire no painting {s}et,
<bkl 1323><pmdv3 3>I found( or thought I found) you did exceed,
<bkl 1324><pmdv3 4>The barren tender of a Poets debt:
<bkl 1325><pmdv3 5>And therefore haue I {{s}l}ept in your report,
<bkl 1326><pmdv3 6>That you your {s}elfe being extant well might {{s}h}ow,
<bkl 1327><pmdv3 7>How farre a moderne quill doth come to {{s}h}ort,
<bkl 1328><pmdv3 8>Speaking of worth,what worth in you doth grow,
<bkl 1329><pmdv3 9>This {{s}i}lence for my {{s}i}nne you did impute,
<bkl 1330><pmdv3 10>Which {{s}h}all be mo{{s}t} my glory being dombe,
<bkl 1331><pmdv3 11>For I impaire not beautie being mute,
<bkl 1332><pmdv3 12>When others would giue life,and bring a tombe.
<bkl 1333><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }There liues more life in one of your faire eyes,
<bkl 1334><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Then both your Poets can in prai{s}e deui{s}e.

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<bkl 1335><tt headingno>84<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1336><pmdv3 1><f dpr>W<f pr>Ho is it that {s}ayes mo{{s}t},which can {s}ay more,
<bkl 1337><pmdv3 2>Then this rich prai{s}e,that you alone,are you,
<bkl 1338><pmdv3 3>In who{s}e con{fi}ne immured is the {{s}t}ore,
<bkl 1339><pmdv3 4>Which {{s}h}ould example where your equall grew,
<bkl 1340><pmdv3 5>Leane penurie within that Pen doth dwell,

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<bkl 1342><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>HAKE-SPEARES<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 1343><pmdv3 6>That to his {s}ubie{ct} lends not {s}ome {s}mall glory,
<bkl 1344><pmdv3 7>But he that writes of you,if he can tell,
<bkl 1345><pmdv3 8>That you are you,{s}o digni{fi}es his {{s}t}ory.
<bkl 1346><pmdv3 9>Let him but coppy what in you is writ,
<bkl 1347><pmdv3 10>Not making wor{s}e what nature made {s}o cleere,
<bkl 1348><pmdv3 11>And {s}uch a counter-part {{s}h}all fame his wit,
<bkl 1349><pmdv3 12>Making his {{s}t}ile admired euery where.
<bkl 1350><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }You to your beautious ble{{s}{s}i}ngs adde a cur{s}e,
<bkl 1351><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Being fond on prai{s}e,which makes your prai{s}es wor{s}e.

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<bkl 1352><tt headingno>85<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1353><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>M<f pr>Y toung-tide Mu{s}e in manners holds her {{s}t}ill,
<bkl 1354><pmdv3 2>While comments of your prai{s}e richly compil'd,
<bkl 1355><pmdv3 3>Re{s}erue their Chara{ct}er with goulden quill,
<bkl 1356><pmdv3 4>And precious phra{s}e by all the Mu{s}es {fi}l'd.
<bkl 1357><pmdv3 5>I thinke good thoughts,whil{{s}t} other write good wordes,
<bkl 1358><pmdv3 6>And like vnlettered clarke {{s}t}ill crie Amen,
<bkl 1359><pmdv3 7>To euery Himne that able {s}pirit a{ff}ords,
<bkl 1360><pmdv3 8>In poli{{s}h}t forme of well re{fi}ned pen.
<bkl 1361><pmdv3 9>Hearing you prai{s}d,I {s}ay 't%is {s}o, 't%is true,
<bkl 1362><pmdv3 10>And to the mo{{s}t} of prai{s}e adde {s}ome-thing more,
<bkl 1363><pmdv3 11>But that is in my thought,who{s}e loue to you
<bkl 1364><pmdv3 12>(Though words come hind-mo{{s}t}<f pi>)<f pr>holds his ranke before,
<bkl 1365><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Then others,for the breath of words re{s}pe{ct},
<bkl 1366><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Me for my dombe thoughts,{s}peaking in e{ff}e{ct}.

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<bkl 1367><tt headingno>86<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1368><pmdv3 1><f dpr>{VV}<f pr>As it the proud full {s}aile of his great ver{s}e,
<bkl 1369><pmdv3 2>Bound for the prize of (all to precious) you,
<bkl 1370><pmdv3 3>That did my ripe thoughts in my braine inhearce,
<bkl 1371><pmdv3 4>Making their tombe the wombe wherein they grew?
<bkl 1372><pmdv3 5>Was it his {s}pirit,by {s}pirits taught to write,
<bkl 1373><pmdv3 6>Aboue a mortall pitch,that {{s}t}ruck me dead ?
<bkl 1374><pmdv3 7>No,neither he,nor his compiers by night
<bkl 1375><pmdv3 8>Giuing him ayde,my ver{s}e a{{s}t}oni{{s}h}ed.
<bkl 1376><pmdv3 9>He nor that a{ff}able familiar gho{{s}t}
<bkl 1377><pmdv3 10>Which nightly gulls him with intelligence,
<bkl 1378><pmdv3 11>As vi{ct}ors of my {{s}i}lence cannot boa{{s}t},

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<bkl 1381><pmdv3 12>I was not {{s}i}ck of any feare from thence.
<bkl 1382><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }But when your countinance {fi}ld vp his line,
<bkl 1383><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Then lackt I matter,that infeebled mine.

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<bkl 1384><tt headingno>87<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1385><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>F<f pr>Arewell thou art too deare for my po{{s}{s}}e{{s}{s}i}ng,
<bkl 1386><pmdv3 2>And like enough thou know{{s}t} thy e{{s}t}imate,
<bkl 1387><pmdv3 3>The Charter[[Folger-Mildmay, "Cha ter"]] of thy worth giues thee relea{{s}i}ng:
<bkl 1388><pmdv3 4>My bonds in thee are all determinate.
<bkl 1389><pmdv3 5>For how do I hold thee but by thy granting,
<bkl 1390><pmdv3 6>And for that ritches where is my de{s}eruing?
<bkl 1391><pmdv3 7>The cau{s}e of this faire guift in me is wanting,
<bkl 1392><pmdv3 8>And {s}o my pattent back againe is {s}weruing.
<bkl 1393><pmdv3 9>Thy {s}elfe thou gau'{{s}t},thy owne worth then not knowing,
<bkl 1394><pmdv3 10>Or mee to whom thou gau'{{s}t} it,el{s}e mi{{s}t}aking,
<bkl 1395><pmdv3 11>So thy great guift vpon mi{s}pri{{s}i}on growing,
<bkl 1396><pmdv3 12>Comes home againe,on better iudgement making.
<bkl 1397><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Thus haue I had thee as a dreame doth {fl}atter,
<bkl 1398><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }In {{s}l}eepe a King,but waking no {s}uch matter.

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<bkl 1399><tt headingno>88<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1400><pmdv3 1><f dpr>{VV}<f pr>Hen thou {{s}h}alt be di{s}pode to {s}et me light,
<bkl 1401><pmdv3 2>And place my merrit in the eie of skorne,
<bkl 1402><pmdv3 3>Vpon thy {{s}i}de,again{{s}t} my {s}elfe ile {fi}ght,
<bkl 1403><pmdv3 4>And proue thee virtuous,though thou art for{s}worne:
<bkl 1404><pmdv3 5>With mine owne weakene{{s}{s}}e being be{{s}t} acquainted,
<bkl 1405><pmdv3 6>Vpon thy part I can {s}et downe a {{s}t}ory
<bkl 1406><pmdv3 7>Of faults conceald,wherein I am attainted:
<bkl 1407><pmdv3 8>That thou in loo{{s}i}ng me {{s}h}all win much glory<f pi>:<f pr>
<bkl 1408><pmdv3 9>And I by this wil be  a gainer too,
<bkl 1409><pmdv3 10>For bending all my louing thoughts on thee,
<bkl 1410><pmdv3 11>The iniuries that to my {s}elfe I doe,
<bkl 1411><pmdv3 12>Doing thee vantage,duble vantage me.
<bkl 1412><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Such is my loue,to thee I {s}o belong,
<bkl 1413><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }That for thy right,my {s}elfe will beare all wrong.

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<bkl 1414><tt headingno>89<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1415><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>S<f pr>Ay that thou did{{s}t} for{s}ake mee for {s}ome falt,
<bkl 1416><pmdv3 2>And I will comment vpon that o{ff}ence,

<bkl 1417><mode p><bkt sig>F 3  <bkt catch>The[[Huntington-Luttrell, Bodleian-Caldecott, "Speake"]]

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<bkl 1419><pmdv3 3>Speake of my lamene{{s}{s}}e, and I {{s}t}raight will halt:
<bkl 1420><pmdv3 4>Again{{s}t} thy rea{s}ons making no defence.
<bkl 1421><pmdv3 5>Thou can{{s}t} not<f pi>(<f pr>loue)di{s}grace me halfe {s}o ill,
<bkl 1422><pmdv3 6>To {s}et a forme vpon de{{s}i}red change,
<bkl 1423><pmdv3 7>As ile my {s}elfe di{s}grace,knowing thy wil,
<bkl 1424><pmdv3 8>I will acquaintance {{s}t}rangle and looke {{s}t}range:
<bkl 1425><pmdv3 9>Be ab{s}ent from thy walkes and in my tongue,
<bkl 1426><pmdv3 10>Thy {s}weet beloued name no more {{s}h}all dwell,
<bkl 1427><pmdv3 11>Lea{{s}t} I(too much prophane[[Folger-Mildmay, Elizabethan Club, "proface"]]){{s}h}ould do it wronge:
<bkl 1428><pmdv3 12>And haplie of our old acquaintance tell.
<bkl 1429><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }For thee,again{{s}t} my {s}elfe ile vow debate,
<bkl 1430><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }For I mu{{s}t} nere loue him whom thou do{{s}t} hate.

<mode p>
<pmdv2 sonnet90>
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<bkl 1431><tt headingno>90<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1432><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>Hen hate me when thou wilt, if euer,now,
<bkl 1433><pmdv3 2>Now while  the world is bent my deeds to cro{{s}{s}}e,
<bkl 1434><pmdv3 3>Ioyne with  the {s}pight of fortune,make me bow,
<bkl 1435><pmdv3 4>And doe not drop in for an after lo{{s}{s}}e<f pi>:<f pr>
<bkl 1436><pmdv3 5>Ah doe not,when my heart hath {s}capte this {s}orrow,
<bkl 1437><pmdv3 6>Come in the rereward of a conquerd woe,
<bkl 1438><pmdv3 7>Giue not a windy night a rainie morrow,
<bkl 1439><pmdv3 8>To linger out a purpo{s}d ouer-throw.
<bkl 1440><pmdv3 9>If thou wilt leaue me, do not leaue me la{{s}t},
<bkl 1441><pmdv3 10>When other pettie griefes haue done their {s}pight,
<bkl 1442><pmdv3 11>But in the on{s}et come,{s}o {{s}t}all I ta{{s}t}e
<bkl 1443><pmdv3 12>At {fi}r{{s}t} the very wor{{s}t} of fortunes might.
<bkl 1444><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }And other {{s}t}raines of woe, which now {s}eeme woe,
<bkl 1445><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Compar'd with lo{{s}{s}}e of thee,will not {s}eeme {s}o.

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<pmdv2 sonnet91>
<rhyme ababcdcdefefgg>

<bkl 1446><tt headingno>9I<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1447><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>S<f pr>Ome glory in their birth,{s}ome in their skill,
<bkl 1448><pmdv3 2>Some in their wealth, {s}ome in their bodies force,
<bkl 1449><pmdv3 3>Some in their  garments though new-fangled ill:
<bkl 1450><pmdv3 4>Some in their Hawkes and Hounds,{s}ome in their Hor{s}e.
<bkl 1451><pmdv3 5>And euery humor hath his adiun{ct} plea{s}ure,
<bkl 1452><pmdv3 6>Wherein it {fi}ndes a ioy aboue the re{{s}t},
<bkl 1453><pmdv3 7>But the{s}e perticulers are not my mea{s}ure,
<bkl 1454><pmdv3 8>All the{s}e I better in one generall be{{s}t}.

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<bkl 1456><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>ONNETS.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 1457><pmdv3 9>Thy loue is bitter then high birth to me,
<bkl 1458><pmdv3 10>Richer then wealth,prouder then garments co{{s}t},
<bkl 1459><pmdv3 11>Of more delight then Hawkes or Hor{s}es bee:
<bkl 1460><pmdv3 12>And hauing thee,of all mens pride I boa{{s}t}.
<bkl 1461><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Wretched in this alone,that thou mai{{s}t} take,
<bkl 1462><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }All this away,and me mo{{s}t} wretched make.

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<pmdv2 sonnet92>
<rhyme ababcdcdefefgg>

<bkl 1463><tt headingno>92<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1464><pmdv3 1><f dpr>B<f pr>Vt doe thy wor{{s}t} to {{s}t}eale thy {s}elfe away,
<bkl 1465><pmdv3 2>For tearme of life thou art a{{s}{s}}ured mine,
<bkl 1466><pmdv3 3>And life no  longer then thy loue will {{s}t}ay,
<bkl 1467><pmdv3 4>For it depends vpon that loue of thine.
<bkl 1468><pmdv3 5>Then need I not to feare the wor{{s}t} of wrongs,
<bkl 1469><pmdv3 6>When in the lea{{s}t} of them my life hath end,
<bkl 1470><pmdv3 7>I {s}ee,a better {{s}t}ate to me belongs
<bkl 1471><pmdv3 8>Then that,which on thy humor doth depend.
<bkl 1472><pmdv3 9>Thou can{{s}t} not vex me with incon{{s}t}ant minde,
<bkl 1473><pmdv3 10>Since that my life on thy reuolt doth lie,
<bkl 1474><pmdv3 11>Oh what a happy title do I {fi}nde ,
<bkl 1475><pmdv3 12>Happy to haue thy loue, happy to die!
<bkl 1476><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }But whats {s}o ble{{s}{s}}ed faire that feares no blot,
<bkl 1477><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Thou mai{{s}t} be falce, and yet I know it not.

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<pmdv2 sonnet93>
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<bkl 1478><tt headingno>93<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1479><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>S<f pr>O {{s}h}all I liue,{s}uppo{{s}i}ng thou art true,
<bkl 1480><pmdv3 2>Like a deceiued husband,{s}o loues face,
<bkl 1481><pmdv3 3>May {{s}t}ill {s}eeme loue to me,though alter'd new:
<bkl 1482><pmdv3 4>Thy lookes with me,thy heart in other place.
<bkl 1483><pmdv3 5>For their can liue no hatred in thine eye,
<bkl 1484><pmdv3 6>Therefore in that I cannot know thy change,
<bkl 1485><pmdv3 7>In manies lookes,the falce hearts hi{{s}t}ory
<bkl 1486><pmdv3 8>Is writ in  moods and frounes and wrinckles {{s}t}range.
<bkl 1487><pmdv3 9>But heauen in thy creation did decree,
<bkl 1488><pmdv3 10>That in thy face {s}weet loue {{s}h}ould euer dwell,
<bkl 1489><pmdv3 11>What ere thy thoughts, or thy hearts workings be,
<bkl 1490><pmdv3 12>Thy lookes {{s}h}ould nothing thence, but {s}weetne{{s}{s}}e tell.
<bkl 1491><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }How like <f pi>Eaues<f pr> apple doth thy beauty grow,
<bkl 1492><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }If thy {s}weet vertue an{s}were not thy {{s}h}ow.

<bkl 1493><mode p><bkt catch>94

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<bkl 1494><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>HAKE-SPEARES<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

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<bkl 1495><tt headingno>94<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1496><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>Hey that haue powre to hurt,and will doe none,
<bkl 1497><pmdv3 2>That doe not do the thing,they mo{{s}t} do {{s}h}owe,
<bkl 1498><pmdv3 3>Who mouing others,are them{s}elues as {{s}t}one,
<bkl 1499><pmdv3 4>Vnmooued,could,and to temptation {{s}l}ow:
<bkl 1500><pmdv3 5>They rightly do inherrit heauens graces,
<bkl 1501><pmdv3 6>And husband natures ritches from expence,
<bkl 1502><pmdv3 7>They are the Lords and owners of their faces,
<bkl 1503><pmdv3 8>Others,but {{s}t}ewards of their excellence:
<bkl 1504><pmdv3 9>The {s}ommers {fl}owre is to the {s}ommer {s}weet,
<bkl 1505><pmdv3 10>Though to it {s}elfe,it onely liue and die,
<bkl 1506><pmdv3 11>But if that {fl}owre with ba{s}e infe{ct}ion meete,
<bkl 1507><pmdv3 12>The ba{s}e{{s}t} weed out-braues his dignity:
<bkl 1508><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }For {s}weete{{s}t} things turne {s}owre{{s}t} by their deedes,
<bkl 1509><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Lillies that fe{{s}t}er, {s}mell far wor{s}e then weeds.

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<pmdv2 sonnet95>
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<bkl 1510><tt headingno>95<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1511><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>H<f pr>Ow {s}weet and louely do{{s}t} thou make the {{s}h}ame,
<bkl 1512><pmdv3 2>Which like a canker in the fragrant Ro{s}e,
<bkl 1513><pmdv3 3>Doth {s}pot the beautie of thy budding name?
<bkl 1514><pmdv3 4>Oh in what {s}weets  doe{{s}t} thou thy {{s}i}nnes inclo{s}e!
<bkl 1515><pmdv3 5>That tongue that tells the {{s}t}ory of thy daies,
<bkl 1516><pmdv3 6>(Making la{s}ciuious comments on thy {s}port)
<bkl 1517><pmdv3 7>Cannot di{s}prai{s}e,but in a kinde of prai{s}e,
<bkl 1518><pmdv3 8>Naming thy name, ble{{s}{s}}es an ill report.
<bkl 1519><pmdv3 9>Oh what a man{{s}i}on haue tho{s}e vices got,
<bkl 1520><pmdv3 10>Which for their habitation cho{s}e out thee,
<bkl 1521><pmdv3 11>Where beauties vaile doth couer euery blot,
<bkl 1522><pmdv3 12>And all things turnes to faire,that eies can {s}ee!
<bkl 1523><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Take heed<f pi>(<f pr>deare heart)of this large priuiledge,
<bkl 1524><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }The harde{{s}t} knife ill v{s}'d doth loo{s}e his edge.

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<pmdv2 sonnet96>
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<bkl 1525><tt headingno>96<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1526><pmdv3 1><f dpr>S<f pr>Ome {s}ay thy fault is youth,{s}ome wantone{{s}{s}}e,
<bkl 1527><pmdv3 2>Some {s}ay thy grace is youth and gentle {s}port,
<bkl 1528><pmdv3 3>Both grace and faults are lou'd of more and le{{s}{s}}e:
<bkl 1529><pmdv3 4>Thou mak{{s}t} faults graces,that to thee re{s}ort:
<bkl 1530><pmdv3 5>As on the {fi}nger of a throned Queene,

<bkl 1531><mode p><bkt catch>The

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<bkl 1532><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>ONNETS.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 1533><pmdv3 6>The ba{s}e{{s}t} Iewell wil be well e{{s}t}eem'd:
<bkl 1534><pmdv3 7>So are tho{s}e errors that in thee are {s}eene,
<bkl 1535><pmdv3 8>To truths tran{{s}l}ated,and for true things deem'd.
<bkl 1536><pmdv3 9>How many Lambs might the {{s}t}erne Wolfe betray,
<bkl 1537><pmdv3 10>If like a Lambe he could his lookes tran{{s}l}ate.
<bkl 1538><pmdv3 11>How many gazers migh{{s}t} thou lead away,
<bkl 1539><pmdv3 12>If thou would{{s}t} v{s}e the {{s}t}rength of all thy {{s}t}ate?
<bkl 1540><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }But doe not {s}o,I loue thee in {s}uch {s}ort,
<bkl 1541><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }As thou being mine,mine is thy good report.

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<bkl 1542><tt headingno>97<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1543><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>H<f pr>Ow like a Winter hath my ab{s}ence beene
<bkl 1544><pmdv3 2>From thee,the plea{s}ure of the {fl}eeting yeare?
<bkl 1545><pmdv3 3>{ }{ }{ }{ }What freezings haue I felt,what darke daies {s}eene<f pi>?<f pr>
<bkl 1546><pmdv3 4>What old Decembers barene{{s}{s}}e euery where?
<bkl 1547><pmdv3 5>And yet this time remou'd was {s}ommers time,
<bkl 1548><pmdv3 6>The teeming Autumne big with ritch increa{s}e,
<bkl 1549><pmdv3 7>Bearing the wanton burthen of the prime,
<bkl 1550><pmdv3 8>Like widdowed wombes after their Lords  decea{s}e:
<bkl 1551><pmdv3 9>Yet this aboundant i{{s}{s}}ue {s}eem'd to me,
<bkl 1552><pmdv3 10>But hope of Orphans,and vn-fathered fruite,
<bkl 1553><pmdv3 11>For Sommer and his plea{s}ures waite on thee,
<bkl 1554><pmdv3 12>And thou away,the very birds are mute.
<bkl 1555><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Or if they {{s}i}ng,t%is with {s}o dull a cheere,
<bkl 1556><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }That leaues looke pale,dreading the Winters neere.

<mode p>
<pmdv2 sonnet98>
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<bkl 1557><tt headingno>98<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1558><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>F<f pr>Rom you haue I beene ab{s}ent in the {s}pring,
<bkl 1559><pmdv3 2>When proud pide Aprill (dre{{s}t} in all his trim)
<bkl 1560><pmdv3 3>Hath put a {s}pirit of youth in euery thing:
<bkl 1561><pmdv3 4>That heauie <f pi>Saturne<f pr> laught and leapt with him.
<bkl 1562><pmdv3 5>Yet nor the laies of birds,nor the {s}weet {s}mell
<bkl 1563><pmdv3 6>Of di{ff}erent {fl}owers in odor and in hew,
<bkl 1564><pmdv3 7>Could make me any {s}ummers {{s}t}ory tell:
<bkl 1565><pmdv3 8>Or from their proud lap pluck them where they grew:
<bkl 1566><pmdv3 9>Nor did I wonder at the Lillies white,
<bkl 1567><pmdv3 10>Nor prai{s}e the deepe vermillion in the Ro{s}e,
<bkl 1568><pmdv3 11>They weare but {s}weet,but {fi}gures of delight:

<bkl 1569><mode p><bkt sig>G  <bkt catch>Drawne

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<bkl 1570><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>HAKE-SPEARES.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 1571><pmdv3 12>Drawne after you, you patterne of all tho{s}e.
<bkl 1572><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Yet {s}eem'd it Winter {{s}t}ill,and you away,
<bkl 1573><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }As with your {{s}h}addow I with the{s}e did play.

<mode p>
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<bkl 1574><tt headingno>99<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1575><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>He forward violet thus did I chide,
<bkl 1576><pmdv3 2>Sweet theefe whence did{{s}t} thou {{s}t}eale thy {s}weet that ||{s}mels||
<bkl 1577><pmdv3 3>If not from my loues breath,the purple pride,[[({s}mels]]
<bkl 1578><pmdv3 4>Which on thy {s}oft cheeke for complexion dwells<f pi>?<f pr>
<bkl 1579><pmdv3 5>In my loues veines thou ha{{s}t} too gro{s}ely died,
<bkl 1580><pmdv3 6>The Lillie I condemned for thy hand,
<bkl 1581><pmdv3 7>And buds of marierom had {{s}t}olne thy haire,
<bkl 1582><pmdv3 8>The Ro{s}es fearefully on thornes did {{s}t}and,
<bkl 1583><pmdv3 9>Our blu{{s}h}ing {{s}h}ame,an other white di{s}paire:
<bkl 1584><pmdv3 10>A third nor red,nor white,had {{s}t}olne of both,
<bkl 1585><pmdv3 11>And to his robbry had annext thy breath,
<bkl 1586><pmdv3 12>But for his theft in pride of all his growth
<bkl 1587><pmdv3 13>A vengfull canker eate him vp to death.
<bkl 1588><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }More {fl}owers I noted,yet I none could {s}ee,
<bkl 1589><pmdv3 15>{ }{ }But {s}weet,or culler it had {{s}t}olne from thee.

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<bkl 1590><tt headingno>I00<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1591><pmdv3 1><f dpr>{VV}<f pr>Here art thou Mu{s}e that thou forget{{s}t} {s}o long,
<bkl 1592><pmdv3 2>To {s}peake of that which giues thee all thy might?
<bkl 1593><pmdv3 3>Spend{{s}t} thou thy furie on {s}ome worthle{{s}{s}}e {s}onge,
<bkl 1594><pmdv3 4>Darkning thy powre to lend ba{s}e {s}ubie{ct}s light.
<bkl 1595><pmdv3 5>Returne forgetfull Mu{s}e,and {{s}t}raight redeeme,
<bkl 1596><pmdv3 6>In gentle numbers time {s}o idely {s}pent,
<bkl 1597><pmdv3 7>Sing to the eare that doth thy laies e{{s}t}eeme,
<bkl 1598><pmdv3 8>And giues thy pen both skill and argument.
<bkl 1599><pmdv3 9>Ri{s}e re{{s}t}y Mu{s}e,my loues {s}weet face {s}uruay,
<bkl 1600><pmdv3 10>If time haue any wrincle grauen there,
<bkl 1601><pmdv3 11>If any,be a <f pi>Satire<f pr> to decay,
<bkl 1602><pmdv3 12>And make times {s}poiles di{s}pi{s}ed euery where.
<bkl 1603><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Giue my loue fame fa{{s}t}er then time wa{{s}t}s life,
<bkl 1604><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }So thou preuen{{s}t} his {{s}i}eth,and crooked knife.

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<bkl 1605><tt headingno>I0I<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1606><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>O<f pr>H truant Mu{s}e what {{s}h}albe thy amends,

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<bkl 1608><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>ONNETS.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 1609><pmdv3 2>For thy negle{ct} of truth in beauty di'd?
<bkl 1610><pmdv3 3>Both truth and beauty on my loue depends:
<bkl 1611><pmdv3 4>So do{{s}t} thou too,and therein digni{fi}'d:
<bkl 1612><pmdv3 5>Make an{s}were Mu{s}e,wilt thou not haply {s}aie,
<bkl 1613><pmdv3 6>Truth needs no collour with his collour {fi}xt,
<bkl 1614><pmdv3 7>Beautie no pen{s}ell,beauties truth to lay:
<bkl 1615><pmdv3 8>But be{{s}t} is be{{s}t},if neuer intermixt.
<bkl 1616><pmdv3 9>Becau{s}e he needs no prai{s}e,wilt thou be dumb?
<bkl 1617><pmdv3 10>Excu{s}e not {{s}i}lence {s}o,for't lies in thee,
<bkl 1618><pmdv3 11>To make him much out-liue a gilded tombe:
<bkl 1619><pmdv3 12>And to be prai{s}d of ages yet to be.
<bkl 1620><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Then do thy o{ffi}ce Mu{s}e,I teach thee how,
<bkl 1621><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }To make him {s}eeme long hence,as he {{s}h}owes now.

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<bkl 1622><tt headingno>I02<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1623><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>M<f pr>Y loue is {{s}t}rengthned though more weake in {s}ee-||ming||
<bkl 1624><pmdv3 2>I loue not le{{s}{s}}e,thogh le{{s}{s}}e the {{s}h}ow appeare, [[(ming]]
<bkl 1625><pmdv3 3>That loue is marchandiz'd,who{s}e ritch e{{s}t}eeming,
<bkl 1626><pmdv3 4>The owners tongue doth publi{{s}h} euery where.
<bkl 1627><pmdv3 5>Our loue was new,and then but in the {s}pring,
<bkl 1628><pmdv3 6>When I was wont to greet it with my laies,
<bkl 1629><pmdv3 7>As <f pi>Philomell<f pr> in {s}ummers front doth {{s}i}nge,
<bkl 1630><pmdv3 8>And {{s}t}ops his pipe in growth of riper daies:
<bkl 1631><pmdv3 9>Not that the {s}ummer is le{{s}{s}}e plea{s}ant now
<bkl 1632><pmdv3 10>Then when her mournefull himns did hu{{s}h} the night,
<bkl 1633><pmdv3 11>But that wild mu{{s}i}ck burthens euery bow,
<bkl 1634><pmdv3 12>And {s}weets growne common loo{s}e their deare delight.
<bkl 1635><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Therefore like her,I {s}ome-time hold my tongue:
<bkl 1636><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Becau{s}e I would not dull you with my {s}onge.

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<bkl 1637><tt headingno>I03<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1638><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>A<f pr>Lack what pouerty my Mu{s}e brings forth,
<bkl 1639><pmdv3 2>That hauing {s}uch a skope to {{s}h}ow her pride,
<bkl 1640><pmdv3 3>The argument all bare is of more worth
<bkl 1641><pmdv3 4>Then when it hath my added prai{s}e be{{s}i}de.
<bkl 1642><pmdv3 5>Oh blame me not if I no more can write!
<bkl 1643><pmdv3 6>Looke in your gla{{s}{s}}e and there appeares a face,
<bkl 1644><pmdv3 7>That ouer-goes my blunt inuention quite,
<bkl 1645><pmdv3 8>Dulling my lines,and doing me di{s}grace.

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<bkl 1648><pmdv3 9>Were it not {{s}i}nfull then {{s}t}riuing to mend,
<bkl 1649><pmdv3 10>To marre the {s}ubie{ct} that before was well,
<bkl 1650><pmdv3 11>For to no other pa{{s}{s}}e my ver{s}es tend,
<bkl 1651><pmdv3 12>Then of your graces and your gifts to tell.
<bkl 1652><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }And more,much more then in my ver{s}e can {{s}i}t,
<bkl 1653><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Your owne gla{{s}{s}}e {{s}h}owes you,when you looke in it.

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<bkl 1654><tt headingno>I04<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1655><pmdv3 1><f dpr>T<f pr>O me faire friend you neuer can be old,
<bkl 1656><pmdv3 2>For as you were when {fi}r{{s}t} your eye I eyde,
<bkl 1657><pmdv3 3>Such {s}eemes your beautie {{s}t}ill:Three Winters colde,
<bkl 1658><pmdv3 4>Haue from the forre{{s}t}s {{s}h}ooke three {s}ummers pride,
<bkl 1659><pmdv3 5>Three beautious {s}prings to yellow <f pi>Autumne<f pr> turn'd,
<bkl 1660><pmdv3 6>In proce{{s}{s}}e of the {s}ea{s}ons haue I {s}eene,
<bkl 1661><pmdv3 7>Three Aprill perfumes in three hot Iunes burn'd,
<bkl 1662><pmdv3 8>Since {fi}r{{s}t} I {s}aw you fre{{s}h} which yet are greene.
<bkl 1663><pmdv3 9>Ah yet doth beauty like a Dyall hand,
<bkl 1664><pmdv3 10>Steale from his {fi}gure,and no pace perceiu'd,
<bkl 1665><pmdv3 11>So your {s}weete hew,which me thinkes {{s}t}ill doth {{s}t}and
<bkl 1666><pmdv3 12>Hath motion,and mine eye may be deceaued.
<bkl 1667><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }For feare of which,heare this thou age vnbred,
<bkl 1668><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Ere you were borne was beauties {s}ummer dead.

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<bkl 1669><tt headingno>I05<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1670><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>L<f pr>Et not my loue be cal'd Idolatrie,
<bkl 1671><pmdv3 2>Nor my beloued as an Idoll {{s}h}ow,
<bkl 1672><pmdv3 3>Since all alike my {s}ongs and prai{s}es be
<bkl 1673><pmdv3 4>To one,of one,{{s}t}ill {s}uch,and euer {s}o.
<bkl 1674><pmdv3 5>Kinde is my loue to day,to morrow kinde,
<bkl 1675><pmdv3 6>Still con{{s}t}ant in a wondrous excellence,
<bkl 1676><pmdv3 7>Therefore my ver{s}e to con{{s}t}ancie con{fi}n'de,
<bkl 1677><pmdv3 8>One thing expre{{s}{s}i}ng,leaues out di{ff}erence.
<bkl 1678><pmdv3 9>Faire,kinde,and true,is all my argument,
<bkl 1679><pmdv3 10>Faire,kinde and true,varrying to other words,
<bkl 1680><pmdv3 11>And in this change is my inuention {s}pent,
<bkl 1681><pmdv3 12>Three theams in one,which wondrous {s}cope a{ff}ords.
<bkl 1682><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Faire,kinde,and true,haue often liu'd alone.
<bkl 1683><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Which three till now,neuer kept {s}eate in one.

<bkl 1684><mode p><bkt catch>When

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<bkl 1685><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>ONNETS.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

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<bkl 1686><tt headingno>I06<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1687><pmdv3 1><f dpr>W<f pr>Hen in the Chronicle of wa{{s}t}ed time,
<bkl 1688><pmdv3 2>I {s}ee di{s}criptions of the faire{{s}t} wights,
<bkl 1689><pmdv3 3>And beautie making beautifull old rime,
<bkl 1690><pmdv3 4>In prai{s}e of Ladies dead,and louely Knights,
<bkl 1691><pmdv3 5>Then in the blazon of {s}weet beauties be{{s}t},
<bkl 1692><pmdv3 6>Of hand,of foote,of lip,of eye,of brow,
<bkl 1693><pmdv3 7>I {s}ee their antique Pen would haue expre{{s}t},
<bkl 1694><pmdv3 8>Euen {s}uch a beauty as you mai{{s}t}er now.
<bkl 1695><pmdv3 9>So all their prai{s}es are but prophe{{s}i}es
<bkl 1696><pmdv3 10>Of this our time,all you pre{fi}guring,
<bkl 1697><pmdv3 11>And for they look'd but with deuining eyes,
<bkl 1698><pmdv3 12>They had not {{s}t}ill enough your worth to {{s}i}ng :
<bkl 1699><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }For we which now behold the{s}e pre{s}ent dayes,
<bkl 1700><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Haue eyes to wonder,but lack toungs to prai{s}e.

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<bkl 1701><tt headingno>I07<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1702><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>N<f pr>Ot mine owne feares,nor the prophetick {s}oule,
<bkl 1703><pmdv3 2>Of the wide world,dreaming on things to come,
<bkl 1704><pmdv3 3>Can yet the lea{s}e of my true loue controule,
<bkl 1705><pmdv3 4>Suppo{s}de as forfeit to a con{fi}n'd doome.
<bkl 1706><pmdv3 5>The mortall Moone hath her eclip{s}e indur'de,
<bkl 1707><pmdv3 6>And the {s}ad Augurs mock their owne pre{s}age,
<bkl 1708><pmdv3 7>Incertenties now crowne them-{s}elues a{{s}{s}}ur'de,
<bkl 1709><pmdv3 8>And peace proclaimes Oliues of endle{{s}{s}}e age,
<bkl 1710><pmdv3 9>Now with the drops of this mo{{s}t} balmie time,
<bkl 1711><pmdv3 10>My loue lookes fre{{s}h},and death to me {s}ub{s}cribes,
<bkl 1712><pmdv3 11>Since {s}pight of him Ile liue in this poore rime,
<bkl 1713><pmdv3 12>While he in{s}ults ore dull and {s}peachle{{s}{s}}e tribes.
<bkl 1714><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }And thou in this {{s}h}alt {fi}nde thy monument,
<bkl 1715><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }When tyrants cre{{s}t}s and tombs of bra{{s}{s}}e are {s}pent.

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<bkl 1716><tt headingno>I08<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1717><pmdv3 1><f dpr>{VV}<f pr>Hat's in the braine that Inck may chara{ct}er ,
<bkl 1718><pmdv3 2>Which hath not {fi}gur'd to thee my true {s}pirit,
<bkl 1719><pmdv3 3>What's new to {s}peake,what now to regi{{s}t}er,
<bkl 1720><pmdv3 4>That may expre{{s}{s}}e my loue,or thy deare merit ?
<bkl 1721><pmdv3 5>Nothing {s}weet boy,but yet like prayers diuine,

<bkl 1722><mode p><bkt sig>G 3   <bkt catch>I mu{{s}t}

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<bkl 1723><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>HAKE-SPEARES.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 1724><pmdv3 6>I mu{{s}t} each day {s}ay ore the very {s}ame,
<bkl 1725><pmdv3 7>Counting no old thing old,thou mine,I thine,
<bkl 1726><pmdv3 8>Euen as when {fi}r{{s}t} I hallowed thy faire name.
<bkl 1727><pmdv3 9>So that eternall loue in loues fre{{s}h} ca{s}e,
<bkl 1728><pmdv3 10>Waighes not the du{{s}t} and iniury of age,
<bkl 1729><pmdv3 11>Nor giues to nece{{s}{s}}ary wrinckles place,
<bkl 1730><pmdv3 12>But makes antiquitie for aye his page,
<bkl 1731><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Finding the {fi}r{{s}t} conceit of loue there bred,
<bkl 1732><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Where time and outward forme would {{s}h}ew it dead,

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<bkl 1733><tt headingno>I09<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1734><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>O<f pr> Neuer {s}ay that I was fal{s}e of heart,
<bkl 1735><pmdv3 2>Though ab{s}ence {s}eem'd my {fl}ame to qualli{fi}e,
<bkl 1736><pmdv3 3>As ea{{s}i}e might I from my {s}elfe depart,
<bkl 1737><pmdv3 4>As from my {s}oule which in thy bre{{s}t} doth lye :
<bkl 1738><pmdv3 5>That is my home of loue,if I haue rang'd,
<bkl 1739><pmdv3 6>Like him that trauels I returne againe,
<bkl 1740><pmdv3 7>Iu{{s}t} to the time,not with the time exchang'd,
<bkl 1741><pmdv3 8>So that my {s}elfe bring water for my {{s}t}aine,
<bkl 1742><pmdv3 9>Neuer beleeue though in my nature raign'd,
<bkl 1743><pmdv3 10>All frailties that be{{s}i}ege all kindes of blood,
<bkl 1744><pmdv3 11>That it could {s}o prepo{{s}t}erou{{s}l}ie be {{s}t}ain'd,
<bkl 1745><pmdv3 12>To leaue for nothing all thy {s}umme of good :
<bkl 1746><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }For nothing this wide Vniuer{s}e I call,
<bkl 1747><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Saue thou my Ro{s}e,in it thou art my all.

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<bkl 1748><tt headingno>II0<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1749><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>A<f pr>Las 't%is true,I haue gone here and there,
<bkl 1750><pmdv3 2>And made my {s}elfe a motley to the view,
<bkl 1751><pmdv3 3>Gor'd mine own thoughts, {s}old cheap what is mo{{s}t} deare,
<bkl 1752><pmdv3 4>Made old o{ff}ences of a{ff}e{ct}ions new.
<bkl 1753><pmdv3 5>Mo{{s}t} true it is,that I haue lookt on truth
<bkl 1754><pmdv3 6>A{s}conce and {{s}t}rangely: But by all aboue,
<bkl 1755><pmdv3 7>The{s}e blenches gaue my heart an other youth,
<bkl 1756><pmdv3 8>And wor{s}e e{{s}{s}}aies prou'd thee my be{{s}t} of loue,
<bkl 1757><pmdv3 9>Now all is done,haue what {{s}h}all haue no end,
<bkl 1758><pmdv3 10>Mine appetite I neuer more will grin'de
<bkl 1759><pmdv3 11>On newer proofe,to trie an older friend,
<bkl 1760><pmdv3 12>A God in loue,to whom I am con{fi}n'd.

<bkl 1761><mode p><bkt catch>Then

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<bkl 1762><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>ONNETS.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 1763><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Then giue me welcome,next my heauen the be{{s}t},
<bkl 1764><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Euen to thy pure and mo{{s}t} mo{{s}t} louing bre{{s}t}.

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<bkl 1765><tt headingno>III<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1766><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>O<f pr> For my {s}ake doe you wi{{s}h} fortune chide,
<bkl 1767><pmdv3 2>The guiltie godde{{s}{s}}e of my harmfull deeds,
<bkl 1768><pmdv3 3>That did not better for my life prouide,
<bkl 1769><pmdv3 4>Then publick meanes which publick manners breeds.
<bkl 1770><pmdv3 5>Thence comes it that my name receiues a brand,
<bkl 1771><pmdv3 6>And almo{{s}t} thence my nature is {s}ubdu'd
<bkl 1772><pmdv3 7>To what it workes in,like the Dyers hand,
<bkl 1773><pmdv3 8>Pitty me then,and wi{{s}h} I were renu'de,
<bkl 1774><pmdv3 9>Whil{{s}t} like a willing pacient I will drinke,
<bkl 1775><pmdv3 10>Potions of Ey{s}ell gain{{s}t} my {{s}t}rong infe{ct}ion,
<bkl 1776><pmdv3 11>No bitterne{{s}{s}}e that I will bitter thinke,
<bkl 1777><pmdv3 12>Nor double pennance to corre{ct} corre{ct}ion.
<bkl 1778><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Pittie me then deare friend,and I a{{s}{s}}ure yee,
<bkl 1779><pmdv3 14>{ }{ } Euen that your pittie is enough to cure mee.

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<bkl 1780><tt headingno>II2<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1781><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>Y<f pr>Our loue and pittie doth th%'impre{{s}{s}i}on {fi}ll,
<bkl 1782><pmdv3 2>Which vulgar {s}candall {{s}t}ampt vpon my brow,
<bkl 1783><pmdv3 3>For what care I who calles me well or ill,
<bkl 1784><pmdv3 4>So you ore-greene my bad,my good alow?
<bkl 1785><pmdv3 5>You are my All the world,and I mu{{s}t} {{s}t}riue,
<bkl 1786><pmdv3 6>To know my {{s}h}ames and prai{s}es from your tounge,
<bkl 1787><pmdv3 7>None el{s}e to me,nor I to none aliue,
<bkl 1788><pmdv3 8>That my {{s}t}eel'd {s}ence or changes right or wrong,
<bkl 1789><pmdv3 9>In {s}o profound <f pi>Abi{s}me<f pr> I throw all care
<bkl 1790><pmdv3 10>Of others voyces,that my Adders {s}ence,
<bkl 1791><pmdv3 11>To cryttick and to {fl}atterer {{s}t}opped are:
<bkl 1792><pmdv3 12>Marke how with my negle{ct} I doe di{s}pence.
<bkl 1793><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }You are {s}o {{s}t}rongly in my purpo{s}e bred,
<bkl 1794><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }That all the world be{{s}i}des me thinkes y'are dead.

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<bkl 1795><tt headingno>II3<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1796><pmdv3 1><f dpr>S<f pr>Ince I left you,mine eye is in my minde,
<bkl 1797><pmdv3 2>And that which gouernes me to goe about,
<bkl 1798><pmdv3 3>Doth part his fun{ct}ion,and is partly blind,

<bkl 1799><mode p><bkt catch>Seemes

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<bkl 1800><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>HAKE-SPEARES.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 1801><pmdv3 4>Seemes {s}eeing,but e{ff}e{ct}ually is out:
<bkl 1802><pmdv3 5>For it no forme deliuers to the heart
<bkl 1803><pmdv3 6>Of bird,of {fl}owre,or {{s}h}ape which it doth lack,
<bkl 1804><pmdv3 7>Of his quick obie{ct}s hath the minde no part,
<bkl 1805><pmdv3 8>Nor his owne vi{{s}i}on houlds what it doth catch:
<bkl 1806><pmdv3 9>For if it {s}ee the rud'{{s}t} or gentle{{s}t} {{s}i}ght,
<bkl 1807><pmdv3 10>The mo{{s}t} {s}weet-fauor or deformed{{s}t} creature,
<bkl 1808><pmdv3 11>The mountaine,or the {s}ea,the day,or night:
<bkl 1809><pmdv3 12>The Croe,or Doue,it {{s}h}apes them to your feature.
<bkl 1810><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Incapable of more repleat,with you,
<bkl 1811><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }My mo{{s}t} true minde thus maketh mine vntrue.

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<bkl 1812><tt headingno>II4<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1813><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>O<f pr>R whether doth my minde being crown'd with you
<bkl 1814><pmdv3 2>Drinke vp the monarks plague this {fl}attery ?
<bkl 1815><pmdv3 3>Or whether {{s}h}all I {s}ay mine eie {s}aith true,
<bkl 1816><pmdv3 4>And that your loue taught it this <f pi>Alcumie?<f pr>
<bkl 1817><pmdv3 5>To make of mon{{s}t}ers,and things indige{{s}t},
<bkl 1818><pmdv3 6>Such cherubines as your {s}weet {s}elfe re{s}emble,
<bkl 1819><pmdv3 7>Creating euery bad a perfe{ct} be{{s}t}
<bkl 1820><pmdv3 8>As fa{{s}t} as obie{ct}s to his beames a{{s}{s}}emble:
<bkl 1821><pmdv3 9>Oh t%is the {fi}r{{s}t},t%is {fl}atry in my {s}eeing,
<bkl 1822><pmdv3 10>And my great minde mo{{s}t} kingly drinkes it vp,
<bkl 1823><pmdv3 11>Mine eie well knowes what with his gu{{s}t} is greeing,
<bkl 1824><pmdv3 12>And to his pallat doth prepare the cup.
<bkl 1825><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }If it be poi{s}on'd,t%is the le{{s}{s}}er {{s}i}nne,
<bkl 1826><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }That mine eye loues it and doth {fi}r{{s}t} beginne.

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<bkl 1827><tt headingno>II5<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1828><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>Ho{s}e lines that I before haue writ doe lie,
<bkl 1829><pmdv3 2>Euen tho{s}e that {s}aid I could not loue you deerer,
<bkl 1830><pmdv3 3>Yet then my iudgement knew no rea{s}on why,
<bkl 1831><pmdv3 4>My mo{{s}t} full {fl}ame {{s}h}ould  afterwards burne cleerer.
<bkl 1832><pmdv3 5>But reckening time,who{s}e milliond accidents
<bkl 1833><pmdv3 6>Creepe in twixt vowes,and change decrees of Kings,
<bkl 1834><pmdv3 7>Tan {s}acred beautie,blunt the {{s}h}arp'{{s}t} intents,
<bkl 1835><pmdv3 8>Diuert {{s}t}rong mindes to th%'cour{s}e of altring things:
<bkl 1836><pmdv3 9>Alas why fearing of times tiranie,

<bkl 1837><mode p><bkt catch>Might

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<bkl 1838><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>ONNETS.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 1839><pmdv3 10>Might I not then {s}ay now I loue you  be{{s}t},
<bkl 1840><pmdv3 11>When I was certaine ore in-certainty,
<bkl 1841><pmdv3 12>Crowning the pre{s}ent,doubting of the re{{s}t}:
<bkl 1842><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Loue is a Babe , then might I not {s}ay {s}o
<bkl 1843><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }To giue full growth to that which {{s}t}ill doth grow.

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<bkl 1844><tt headingno>II9[[Bodleian-Caldecott, "II6"]]<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1845><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>L<f pr>Et me not to the marriage of true mindes
<bkl 1846><pmdv3 2>Admit impediments,loue is not loue
<bkl 1847><pmdv3 3>Which alters when it alteration {fi}ndes,
<bkl 1848><pmdv3 4>Or bends with the remouer to remoue.
<bkl 1849><pmdv3 5>O no,it is an euer {fi}xed marke
<bkl 1850><pmdv3 6>That lookes on tempe{{s}t}s and is neuer {{s}h}aken;
<bkl 1851><pmdv3 7>It is the {{s}t}ar to euery wandring barke,
<bkl 1852><pmdv3 8>Who{s}e worths vnknowne,although his higth be taken.
<bkl 1853><pmdv3 9>Lou's not Times foole,though ro{{s}i}e lips and cheeks
<bkl 1854><pmdv3 10>Within his bending {{s}i}ckles compa{{s}{s}}e come,
<bkl 1855><pmdv3 11>Loue alters not with his breefe houres and weekes,
<bkl 1856><pmdv3 12>But beares it out euen to the edge of doome:
<bkl 1857><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }If this be error and vpon me proued,
<bkl 1858><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }I neuer writ,nor no man euer loued.

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<bkl 1859><tt headingno>II7<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1860><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>A<f pr>Ccu{s}e me thus,that I haue {s}canted all,
<bkl 1861><pmdv3 2>Wherein I {{s}h}ould your great de{s}erts repay,
<bkl 1862><pmdv3 3>Forgot vpon your deare{{s}t} loue to call,
<bkl 1863><pmdv3 4>Whereto al bonds do tie me day by day,
<bkl 1864><pmdv3 5>That I haue frequent binne with vnknown mindes,
<bkl 1865><pmdv3 6>And giuen to time your owne deare purcha{s}'d right,
<bkl 1866><pmdv3 7>That I haue hoy{{s}t}ed {s}aile to al the windes
<bkl 1867><pmdv3 8>Which {{s}h}ould tran{s}port me farthe{{s}t} from your {{s}i}ght.
<bkl 1868><pmdv3 9>Booke both my wilfulne{{s}{s}}e and errors  downe,
<bkl 1869><pmdv3 10>And on iu{{s}t} proofe {s}urmi{s}e,accumilate,
<bkl 1870><pmdv3 11>Bring me within the leuel of your frowne,
<bkl 1871><pmdv3 12>But {{s}h}oote not at me in your wakened hate:
<bkl 1872><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Since my appeale {s}aies I did {{s}t}riue to prooue
<bkl 1873><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }The con{{s}t}ancy and virtue of your loue

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<bkl 1875><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>HAKE-SPEARES<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

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<bkl 1876><tt headingno>II8<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1877><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>L<f pr>Ike as to make our appetites more keene
<bkl 1878><pmdv3 2>With eager compounds we our pallat vrge,
<bkl 1879><pmdv3 3>As to preuent our malladies vn{s}eene,
<bkl 1880><pmdv3 4>We {{s}i}cken to {{s}h}un {{s}i}ckne{{s}{s}}e when we purge.
<bkl 1881><pmdv3 5>Euen {s}o being full of your nere cloying {s}weetne{{s}{s}}e,
<bkl 1882><pmdv3 6>To bitter {s}awces did I frame my feeding;
<bkl 1883><pmdv3 7>And {{s}i}cke of wel-fare found a kind of meetne{{s}{s}}e,
<bkl 1884><pmdv3 8>To be di{s}ea{s}'d ere that there was true needing.
<bkl 1885><pmdv3 9>Thus pollicie in loue t'anticipate
<bkl 1886><pmdv3 10>The ills that were,not grew to faults a{{s}{s}}ured,
<bkl 1887><pmdv3 11>And brought to medicine a healthfull {{s}t}ate
<bkl 1888><pmdv3 12>Which rancke of goodne{{s}{s}}e would by ill be cured.
<bkl 1889><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }But thence I learne and {fi}nd the le{{s}{s}}on true,
<bkl 1890><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Drugs poy{s}on him that {s}o fell {{s}i}cke of you.

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<bkl 1891><tt headingno>II9<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1892><pmdv3 1><f dpr>W<f pr>Hat potions haue I drunke of <f pi>Syren<f pr> teares
<bkl 1893><pmdv3 2>Di{{s}t}il'd from Lymbecks foule as hell within,
<bkl 1894><pmdv3 3>Applying feares to hopes,and hopes to feares,
<bkl 1895><pmdv3 4>Still loo{{s}i}ng when I {s}aw my {s}elfe to win?
<bkl 1896><pmdv3 5>What wretched errors hath my heart committed,
<bkl 1897><pmdv3 6>Whil{{s}t} it hath thought it {s}elfe {s}o ble{{s}{s}}ed neuer<f pi>?<f pr>
<bkl 1898><pmdv3 7>How haue mine eies out of their Spheares bene {fi}tted
<bkl 1899><pmdv3 8>In the di{{s}t}ra{ct}ion of this madding feuer?
<bkl 1900><pmdv3 9>O bene{fi}t of ill, now I {fi}nd true
<bkl 1901><pmdv3 10>That better is, by euil {{s}t}ill made better.
<bkl 1902><pmdv3 11>And ruin'd loue when it is built anew
<bkl 1903><pmdv3 12>Growes fairer then at {fi}r{{s}t},more {{s}t}rong,far greater.
<bkl 1904><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }So I returne rebukt to my content,
<bkl 1905><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }And gaine by ills thri{s}e more then I haue {s}pent.

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<bkl 1906><tt headingno>I20<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1907><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>Hat you were once vnkind be-friends mee now,
<bkl 1908><pmdv3 2>And for that {s}orrow , which I then didde feele,
<bkl 1909><pmdv3 3>Needes mu{{s}t} I vnder my tran{s}gre{{s}{s}i}on bow,
<bkl 1910><pmdv3 4>Vnle{{s}{s}}e my Nerues were bra{{s}{s}}e or hammered {{s}t}eele.
<bkl 1911><pmdv3 5>For if you were by my vnkindne{{s}{s}}e {{s}h}aken

<bkl 1912><mode p><bkt catch>As

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<bkl 1913><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>ONNETS.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 1914><pmdv3 6>As I by yours , y'haue pa{{s}t} a hell of Time,
<bkl 1915><pmdv3 7>And I a tyrant haue no lea{s}ure taken
<bkl 1916><pmdv3 8>To waigh how once I {s}u{ff}ered in your crime.
<bkl 1917><pmdv3 9>O that our night of wo might haue remembred
<bkl 1918><pmdv3 10>My deepe{{s}t} {s}ence,how hard true {s}orrow hits,
<bkl 1919><pmdv3 11>And {s}oone to you,as you to me then tendred
<bkl 1920><pmdv3 12>The humble {s}alue,which wounded bo{s}omes {fi}ts!
<bkl 1921><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }But that your tre{s}pa{{s}{s}}e now becomes a fee,
<bkl 1922><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Mine ran{s}oms yours,and yours mu{{s}t} ran{s}ome mee.

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<bkl 1923><tt headingno>I2I<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1924><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>IS better to be vile then vile e{{s}t}eemed,
<bkl 1925><pmdv3 2>When not to be,receiues reproach of being,
<bkl 1926><pmdv3 3>And the iu{{s}t} plea{s}ure lo{{s}t},which is {s}o deemed,
<bkl 1927><pmdv3 4>Not by our feeling,but by others {s}eeing.
<bkl 1928><pmdv3 5>For why {{s}h}ould others fal{s}e adulterat eyes
<bkl 1929><pmdv3 6>Giue {s}alutation to my {s}portiue blood?
<bkl 1930><pmdv3 7>Or on my frailties why are frailer {s}pies;
<bkl 1931><pmdv3 8>Which in their wils count bad what I think good?
<bkl 1932><pmdv3 9>Noe,I am that I am,and they that leuell
<bkl 1933><pmdv3 10>At my abu{s}es,reckon vp their owne,
<bkl 1934><pmdv3 11>I may be {{s}t}raight though they them-{s}elues be beuel
<bkl 1935><pmdv3 12>By their rancke thoughtes,my deedes mu{{s}t} not be {{s}h}own
<bkl 1936><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Vnle{{s}{s}}e this generall euill they maintaine,
<bkl 1937><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }All men are bad and in their badne{{s}{s}}e raigne.

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<bkl 1938><tt headingno>I22.<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1939><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>Thy guift,,thy tables,are within my braine
<bkl 1940><pmdv3 2>Full chara{ct}erd with la{{s}t}ing memory,
<bkl 1941><pmdv3 3>Which {{s}h}all aboue that idle rancke remaine
<bkl 1942><pmdv3 4>Beyond all date euen to eternity.
<bkl 1943><pmdv3 5>Or at the lea{{s}t},{s}o long as braine and heart
<bkl 1944><pmdv3 6>Haue facultie by nature to {s}ub{{s}i}{{s}t},
<bkl 1945><pmdv3 7>Til each to raz'd obliuion yeeld his part
<bkl 1946><pmdv3 8>Of thee,thy record neuer can be mi{{s}t}:
<bkl 1947><pmdv3 9>That poore retention could not {s}o much hold,
<bkl 1948><pmdv3 10>Nor need I tallies thy deare loue to skore,
<bkl 1949><pmdv3 11>Therefore to giue them from me was I bold,

<bkl 1950><mode p><bkt sig>H 2 <bkt catch>To<mode v>

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<bkl 1951><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>HAKE-SPEARES<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 1952><pmdv3 12>To tru{{s}t} tho{s}e tables that receaue thee more,
<bkl 1953><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }To keepe an adiunckt to remember thee,
<bkl 1954><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Were to import forgetfulne{{s}{s}}e in mee.

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<bkl 1955><tt headingno>I23<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1956><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>N<f pr>O! Time, thou {{s}h}alt not bo{{s}t} that I doe change,
<bkl 1957><pmdv3 2>Thy pyramyds buylt vp with newer might
<bkl 1958><pmdv3 3>To me are nothing nouell,nothing {{s}t}range,
<bkl 1959><pmdv3 4>They are but dre{{s}{s}i}ngs of a former {{s}i}ght:
<bkl 1960><pmdv3 5>Our dates are breefe,and therefor we admire,
<bkl 1961><pmdv3 6>What thou do{{s}t} foy{{s}t} vpon vs that is ould,
<bkl 1962><pmdv3 7>And rather make them borne to our de{{s}i}re,
<bkl 1963><pmdv3 8>Then thinke that we before haue heard them tould:
<bkl 1964><pmdv3 9>Thy regi{{s}t}ers and thee I both de{fi}e,
<bkl 1965><pmdv3 10>Not wondring at the pre{s}ent,nor the pa{{s}t},
<bkl 1966><pmdv3 11>For thy records,and what we {s}ee doth lye,
<bkl 1967><pmdv3 12>Made more or les by thy continuall ha{{s}t}:
<bkl 1968><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }This I doe vow and this {{s}h}all euer be,
<bkl 1969><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }I will be true di{s}pight thy {s}yeth and thee.

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<bkl 1970><tt headingno>I24<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1971><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>Y<f pr>F my deare loue were but the childe of {{s}t}ate,
<bkl 1972><pmdv3 2>It might for fortunes ba{{s}t}erd be vnfathered,
<bkl 1973><pmdv3 3>As {s}ubie{ct} to times loue,or to times hate,
<bkl 1974><pmdv3 4>Weeds among weeds,or {fl}owers with {fl}owers gatherd.
<bkl 1975><pmdv3 5>No it was buylded far from accident,
<bkl 1976><pmdv3 6>It {s}u{ff}ers not in {s}milinge pomp,nor falls
<bkl 1977><pmdv3 7>Vnder the blow of thralled di{s}content,
<bkl 1978><pmdv3 8>Whereto th%'inuiting time our fa{{s}h}ion calls:
<bkl 1979><pmdv3 9>It feares not policy that <f pi>Heriticke<f pr>,
<bkl 1980><pmdv3 10>Which workes on lea{s}es of {{s}h}ort numbred howers,
<bkl 1981><pmdv3 11>But all alone {{s}t}ands hugely pollitick,
<bkl 1982><pmdv3 12>That it nor growes with heat,nor drownes with {{s}h}owres.
<bkl 1983><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }To this I witnes call the foles of time,
<bkl 1984><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Which die for goodnes,who haue liu'd for crime.

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<bkl 1985><tt headingno>I25<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 1986><pmdv3 1><f dpr>{VV}<f pr>Er't ought to me I bore the canopy,
<bkl 1987><pmdv3 2>With my extern the outward honoring,

<bkl 1988><mode p><bkt catch>Or

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<bkl 1989><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>ONNETS.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 1990><pmdv3 3>Or layd great ba{s}es for eternity,
<bkl 1991><pmdv3 4>Which proues more {{s}h}ort then wa{{s}t} or ruining?
<bkl 1992><pmdv3 5>Haue I not {s}eene dwellers on forme and fauor
<bkl 1993><pmdv3 6>Lo{s}e all,and more by paying too much rent
<bkl 1994><pmdv3 7>For compound {s}weet;Forgoing {{s}i}mple {s}auor,
<bkl 1995><pmdv3 8>Pittifull thriuors in their gazing {s}pent.
<bkl 1996><pmdv3 9>Noe,let me be ob{s}equious in thy heart,
<bkl 1997><pmdv3 10>And take thou my oblacion,poore but free,
<bkl 1998><pmdv3 11>Which is not mixt with {s}econds,knows no art,
<bkl 1999><pmdv3 12>But mutuall render onely me for thee.
<bkl 2000><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Hence,thou {s}ubbornd<f pi>Informer<f pr>, a trew {s}oule
<bkl 2001><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }When mo{{s}t} impeacht,{{s}t}ands lea{{s}t} in thy controule.

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<bkl 2002><tt headingno>I26<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2003><pmdv3 1><f dpr>O<f pr> Thou my louely Boy who in thy power,
<bkl 2004><pmdv3 2>Doe{{s}t} hould times {fi}ckle gla{{s}{s}}e,his {fi}ckle,hower:
<bkl 2005><pmdv3 3>Who ha{{s}t} by wayning growne,and therein {{s}h}ou'{{s}t},
<bkl 2006><pmdv3 4>Thy louers withering,as thy {s}weet {s}elfe grow'{{s}t}.
<bkl 2007><pmdv3 5>If Nature({s}oueraine mi{{s}t}eres ouer wrack)
<bkl 2008><pmdv3 6>As thou goe{{s}t} onwards {{s}t}ill will plucke thee backe,
<bkl 2009><pmdv3 7>She keepes thee to this purpo{s}e,that her skill.
<bkl 2010><pmdv3 8>May time di{s}grace,and wretched mynuit kill.
<bkl 2011><pmdv3 9>Yet feare her O thou minnion of her plea{s}ure,
<bkl 2012><pmdv3 10>She may detaine,but not {{s}t}ill keepe her tre{s}ure!
<bkl 2013><pmdv3 11>Her <f pi>Audite<f pr>(though delayd<f pi>)<f pr>an{s}wer'd mu{{s}t} be,
<bkl 2014><pmdv3 12>And her <f pi>Quietus<f pr> is to render thee.
<bkl 2015><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }<f pi>(<f pr>                                                               <f pi>)<f pr>
<bkl 2016><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }<f pi>(<f pr>                                                               <f pi>)<f pr>

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<bkl 2017><tt headingno>I27<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2018><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>I<f pr>N the ould age blacke was not counted faire,
<bkl 2019><pmdv3 2>Or if it weare it bore not beauties name:
<bkl 2020><pmdv3 3>But now is blacke beauties {s}ucce{{s}{s}i}ue heire,
<bkl 2021><pmdv3 4>And Beautie {{s}l}anderd with a ba{{s}t}ard {{s}h}ame,
<bkl 2022><pmdv3 5>For {{s}i}nce each hand hath put on Natures power,
<bkl 2023><pmdv3 6>Fairing the foule with Arts faul{s}e borrow'd face,
<bkl 2024><pmdv3 7>Sweet beauty hath no name no holy boure,
<bkl 2025><pmdv3 8>But is prophan'd,if not liues in di{s}grace.

<bkl 2026><mode p><bkt sig>H 3   <bkt catch>Therefore

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<bkl 2027><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>HAKE-SPEARES<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 2028><pmdv3 9>Therefore my Mi{{s}t}er{{s}{s}}e eyes are Rauen blacke,
<bkl 2029><pmdv3 10>Her eyes {s}o {s}uted,and they mourners {s}eeme,
<bkl 2030><pmdv3 11>At {s}uch who not borne faire no beauty lack,
<bkl 2031><pmdv3 12>Slandring Creation with a fal{s}e e{{s}t}eeme,
<bkl 2032><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Yet {s}o they mourne becomming of their woe,
<bkl 2033><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }That euery toung {s}aies beauty {{s}h}ould looke {s}o.

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<bkl 2034><tt headingno>I28<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2035><pmdv3 1><f dpr>H<f pr>Ow oft when thou my mu{{s}i}ke mu{{s}i}ke play{{s}t},
<bkl 2036><pmdv3 2>Vpon that ble{{s}{s}}ed wood who{s}e motion {s}ounds
<bkl 2037><pmdv3 3>With thy {s}weet {fi}ngers when thou gently {s}way{{s}t},
<bkl 2038><pmdv3 4>The wiry concord that mine eare confounds,
<bkl 2039><pmdv3 5>Do I enuie tho{s}e Iackes that nimble leape,
<bkl 2040><pmdv3 6>To ki{{s}{s}}e the tender inward of thy hand,
<bkl 2041><pmdv3 7>Whil{{s}t} my poore lips which {{s}h}ould that harue{{s}t} reape,
<bkl 2042><pmdv3 8>At the woods bouldnes by thee blu{{s}h}ing {{s}t}and.
<bkl 2043><pmdv3 9>To be {s}o tikled they would change their {{s}t}ate,
<bkl 2044><pmdv3 10>And {{s}i}tuation with tho{s}e dancing chips,
<bkl 2045><pmdv3 11>Ore whome their {fi}ngers walke with gentle gate,
<bkl 2046><pmdv3 12>Making dead wood more ble{{s}t} then liuing lips,
<bkl 2047><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Since {s}au{{s}i}e Iackes {s}o happy are in this,
<bkl 2048><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Giue them their {fi}ngers,me thy lips to ki{{s}{s}}e.

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<bkl 2049><tt headingno>I29<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2050><pmdv3 1><f dpr>T<f pr>H'expence of Spirit in a wa{{s}t}e of {{s}h}ame
<bkl 2051><pmdv3 2>Is lu{{s}t} in a{ct}ion,and till a{ct}ion , lu{{s}t}
<bkl 2052><pmdv3 3>Is periurd,murdrous,blouddy full of blame,
<bkl 2053><pmdv3 4>Sauage,extreame,rude,cruell,not to tru{{s}t},
<bkl 2054><pmdv3 5>Inioyd no {s}ooner but di{s}pi{s}ed {{s}t}raight,
<bkl 2055><pmdv3 6>Pa{{s}t} rea{s}on hunted, and no {s}ooner had
<bkl 2056><pmdv3 7>Pa{{s}t} rea{s}on hated as a {s}wollowed bayt,
<bkl 2057><pmdv3 8>On purpo{s}e layd to make the taker mad.
<bkl 2058><pmdv3 9>Made In pur{s}ut and in po{{s}{s}}e{{s}{s}i}on {s}o,
<bkl 2059><pmdv3 10>Had,hauing,and in que{{s}t},to haue extreame,
<bkl 2060><pmdv3 11>A bli{{s}{s}}e in proofe and proud and very wo,
<bkl 2061><pmdv3 12>Before a ioy propo{s}d behind a dreame,
<bkl 2062><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }All this the world well knowes yet none knowes well,
<bkl 2063><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }To {{s}h}un the heauen that leads men to this hell.

<bkl 2064><mode p><bkt catch>My

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<bkl 2065><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>ONNETS.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

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<bkl 2066><tt headingno>I30<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2067><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>M<f pr>Y Mi{{s}t}res eyes are nothing like the Sunne,
<bkl 2068><pmdv3 2>Currall is farre more red,then her lips red,
<bkl 2069><pmdv3 3>If {s}now be white,why then her bre{{s}t}s are dun:
<bkl 2070><pmdv3 4>If haires be wiers,black wiers grow on her head:
<bkl 2071><pmdv3 5>I haue {s}eene Ro{s}es damaskt,red and white,
<bkl 2072><pmdv3 6>But no {s}uch Ro{s}es {s}ee I in her cheekes,
<bkl 2073><pmdv3 7>And in {s}ome perfumes is there more delight,
<bkl 2074><pmdv3 8>Then in the breath that from my Mi{{s}t}res reekes.
<bkl 2075><pmdv3 9>I loue to heare her {s}peake,yet well I know,
<bkl 2076><pmdv3 10>That Mu{{s}i}cke hath a farre  more plea{{s}i}ng {s}ound:
<bkl 2077><pmdv3 11>I graunt I neuer {s}aw a godde{{s}{s}}e goe,
<bkl 2078><pmdv3 12>My Mi{{s}t}res when {{s}h}ee walkes treads on the ground.
<bkl 2079><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }And yet by heauen I thinke my loue as rare,
<bkl 2080><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }As any {{s}h}e beli'd with fal{s}e compare.

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<bkl 2081><tt headingno>I3I<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2082><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>Hou art as tiranous,{s}o as thou art,
<bkl 2083><pmdv3 2>As tho{s}e who{s}e beauties proudly make them cruell;
<bkl 2084><pmdv3 3>For well thou know'{{s}t} to my deare doting hart
<bkl 2085><pmdv3 4>Thou art the faire{{s}t} and mo{{s}t} precious Iewell.
<bkl 2086><pmdv3 5>Yet in good faith {s}ome {s}ay that thee behold,
<bkl 2087><pmdv3 6>Thy face hath not the power to make loue grone;
<bkl 2088><pmdv3 7>To {s}ay they erre,I dare not be {s}o bold,
<bkl 2089><pmdv3 8>Although I {s}weare it to my {s}elfe alone.
<bkl 2090><pmdv3 9>And to be {s}ure that is not fal{s}e I {s}weare
<bkl 2091><pmdv3 10>A thou{s}and grones but thinking on thy face,
<bkl 2092><pmdv3 11>One on anothers necke do witne{{s}{s}}e beare
<bkl 2093><pmdv3 12>Thy blacke is faire{{s}t} in my iudgements place.
<bkl 2094><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }In nothing art thou blacke {s}aue in thy deeds,
<bkl 2095><pmdv3 14>And thence this {{s}l}aunder as I thinke proceeds.

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<bkl 2096><tt headingno>I32<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2097><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>Hine eies I loue,and they as pittying me,
<bkl 2098><pmdv3 2>Knowing thy heart torment me with di{s}daine,
<bkl 2099><pmdv3 3>Haue put on black,and louing mourners bee,
<bkl 2100><pmdv3 4>Looking with pretty ruth vpon my paine.

<bkl 2101><mode p><bkt catch>And

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<bkl 2102><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>HAKE-SPEARES<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 2103><pmdv3 5>And truly not the morning Sun of Heauen
<bkl 2104><pmdv3 6>Better becomes the gray cheeks of th%'Ea{{s}t},
<bkl 2105><pmdv3 7>Nor that full Starre that v{{s}h}ers in the Eauen
<bkl 2106><pmdv3 8>Doth halfe that glory to the {s}ober We{{s}t}
<bkl 2107><pmdv3 9>As tho{s}e two morning eyes become thy face:
<bkl 2108><pmdv3 10>O let it then as well be{s}eeme thy heart
<bkl 2109><pmdv3 11>To mourne for me {{s}i}nce mourning doth thee grace,
<bkl 2110><pmdv3 12>And {s}ute thy pitty like in euery part.
<bkl 2111><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Then will I {s}weare beauty her {s}elfe is blacke,
<bkl 2112><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }And all they foule that thy complexion lacke.

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<bkl 2113><tt headingno>I33<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2114><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>B<f pr>E{{s}h}rew that heart that makes my heart to groane
<bkl 2115><pmdv3 2>For that deepe wound it giues my friend and me;
<bkl 2116><pmdv3 3>I'{{s}t} not ynough to torture me alone,
<bkl 2117><pmdv3 4>But {{s}l}aue to {{s}l}auery my  {s}weet'{{s}t} friend mu{{s}t} be.
<bkl 2118><pmdv3 5>Me from my {s}elfe thy cruell eye hath taken,
<bkl 2119><pmdv3 6>And my next {s}elfe thou harder ha{{s}t} ingro{{s}{s}}ed,
<bkl 2120><pmdv3 7>Of him,my {s}elfe,and thee I am for{s}aken,
<bkl 2121><pmdv3 8>A torment thrice three-fold thus to be cro{{s}{s}}ed :
<bkl 2122><pmdv3 9>Pri{s}on my heart in thy {{s}t}eele bo{s}omes warde,
<bkl 2123><pmdv3 10>But then my friends heart let my poore heart bale,
<bkl 2124><pmdv3 11>Who ere keepes me,let my heart be his garde,
<bkl 2125><pmdv3 12>Thou can{{s}t} not then v{s}e rigor in my Iaile.
<bkl 2126><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }And yet thou wilt,for I being pent in thee,
<bkl 2127><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Perforce am thine and all that is in me.

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<bkl 2128><tt headingno>I34<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2129><pmdv3 1><f dpr>S<f pr>O now I haue confe{{s}t} that he is thine,
<bkl 2130><pmdv3 2>And I my {s}elfe am morgag'd to thy will,
<bkl 2131><pmdv3 3>My {s}elfe Ile forfeit,{s}o that other mine,
<bkl 2132><pmdv3 4>Thou wilt re{{s}t}ore to be my comfort {{s}t}ill:
<bkl 2133><pmdv3 5>But thou wilt not,nor he will not be free,
<bkl 2134><pmdv3 6>For thou art couetous,and he is kinde,
<bkl 2135><pmdv3 7>He learnd but {s}uretie-like to write for me,
<bkl 2136><pmdv3 8>Vnder that bond that him as fa{{s}t} doth binde.
<bkl 2137><pmdv3 9>The {{s}t}atute of thy beauty thou wilt take,
<bkl 2138><pmdv3 10>Thou v{s}urer that put'{{s}t} forth all to v{s}e,

<bkl 2139><mode p><bkt catch>And

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<bkl 2140><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>ONNETS.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 2141><pmdv3 11>And {s}ue a friend,came debter for my {s}ake,
<bkl 2142><pmdv3 12>So him I loo{s}e through my vnkinde abu{s}e.
<bkl 2143><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Him haue I lo{{s}t}, thou ha{{s}t} both him and me,
<bkl 2144><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }He paies the whole,and yet am I not free.

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<pmdv2 sonnet135>
<rhyme ababbcbcadadaa>

<bkl 2145><tt headingno>I35<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2146><pmdv3 1><f dpr>W<f pr>Ho euer hath her wi{{s}h},thou ha{{s}t} thy <f pi>Will<f pr>,
<bkl 2147><pmdv3 2>And <f pi>Will<f pr> too boote,and <f pi>Will<f pr> in ouer-plus,
<bkl 2148><pmdv3 3>More then enough am I that vexe thee {{s}t}ill,
<bkl 2149><pmdv3 4>To thy {s}weete will making addition thus.
<bkl 2150><pmdv3 5>Wilt thou who{s}e will is large and {s}patious,
<bkl 2151><pmdv3 6>Not once vouch{s}afe to hide my will in thine,
<bkl 2152><pmdv3 7>Shall will in others {s}eeme right gracious,
<bkl 2153><pmdv3 8>And in my will no faire acceptance {{s}h}ine:
<bkl 2154><pmdv3 9>The {s}ea all water,yet receiues raine {{s}t}ill,
<bkl 2155><pmdv3 10>And in aboundance addeth to his {{s}t}ore,
<bkl 2156><pmdv3 11>So thou beeing rich in <f pi>Will<f pr> adde to thy <f pi>Will<f pr>,
<bkl 2157><pmdv3 12>One will of mine to make thy large <f pi>Will<f pr> more.
<bkl 2158><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Let no vnkinde,no faire be{s}eechers kill,
<bkl 2159><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Thinke all but one,and me in that one <f pi>Will<f pr>.

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<pmdv2 sonnet136>
<rhyme ababcdcdefefbb>

<bkl 2160><tt headingno>I36<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2161><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>I<f pr>F thy {s}oule check thee that I come {s}o neere,
<bkl 2162><pmdv3 2>Sweare to thy blind {s}oule that I was thy <f pi>Will<f pr>,
<bkl 2163><pmdv3 3>And will thy {s}oule knowes is admitted there,
<bkl 2164><pmdv3 4>Thus farre for loue, my loue-{s}ute {s}weet full{fi}ll.
<bkl 2165><pmdv3 5><f pi>Will<f pr>, will ful{fi}ll the trea{s}ure of thy loue,
<bkl 2166><pmdv3 6>I {fi}ll it full with wils,and my will one,
<bkl 2167><pmdv3 7>In things of great receit with ea{s}e we prooue.
<bkl 2168><pmdv3 8>Among a number one is reckon'd none.
<bkl 2169><pmdv3 9>Then in the number let me pa{{s}{s}}e vntold,
<bkl 2170><pmdv3 10>Though in thy {{s}t}ores account I one mu{{s}t} be,
<bkl 2171><pmdv3 11>For nothing hold me,{s}o it plea{s}e thee hold,
<bkl 2172><pmdv3 12>That nothing me,a {s}ome-thing {s}weet to thee.
<bkl 2173><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Make but my name thy loue,and loue that {{s}t}ill,
<bkl 2174><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }And then thou loue{{s}t} me for my name is <f pi>Will<f pr>.

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<bkl 2175><tt headingno>I37<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2176><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>Hou blinde foole loue,what doo{{s}t} thou to mine eyes,

<bkl 2177><mode p><bkt sig>I   <bkt catch>That

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<bkl 2178><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>HAKE-SPEARES<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 2179><pmdv3 2>That they behold and {s}ee not what they {s}ee :
<bkl 2180><pmdv3 3>They know what beautie is,{s}ee where it lyes,
<bkl 2181><pmdv3 4>Yet what the be{{s}t} is,take the wor{{s}t} to be.
<bkl 2182><pmdv3 5>If eyes corrupt by ouer-partiall lookes,
<bkl 2183><pmdv3 6>Be anchord in the baye where all men ride,
<bkl 2184><pmdv3 7>Why of eyes fal{s}ehood ha{{s}t} thou forged hookes,
<bkl 2185><pmdv3 8>Whereto the iudgement of my heart is tide ?
<bkl 2186><pmdv3 9>Why {{s}h}ould my heart thinke that a {s}euerall plot,
<bkl 2187><pmdv3 10>Which my heart knowes the wide worlds common place?
<bkl 2188><pmdv3 11>Or mine eyes {s}eeing this,{s}ay this is not
<bkl 2189><pmdv3 12>To put faire truth vpon {s}o foule a face,
<bkl 2190><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }In things right true my heart and eyes haue erred,
<bkl 2191><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }And to this fal{s}e plague are they now tran{s}ferred.

<mode p>
<pmdv2 sonnet138>
<rhyme ababcdcdefefgg>

<bkl 2192><tt headingno>I38<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2193><pmdv3 1><f dpi>W<f pr>Hen my loue {s}weares that {{s}h}e is made  of truth,
<bkl 2194><pmdv3 2>I do beleeue her though I know {{s}h}e lyes,
<bkl 2195><pmdv3 3>That {{s}h}e might thinke me {s}ome vntuterd youth,
<bkl 2196><pmdv3 4>Vnlearned in the worlds fal{s}e {s}ubtilties.
<bkl 2197><pmdv3 5>Thus vainely thinking that {{s}h}e thinkes me young,
<bkl 2198><pmdv3 6>Although {{s}h}e knowes my dayes are pa{{s}t} the be{{s}t},
<bkl 2199><pmdv3 7>Simply I credit her fal{s}e {s}peaking tongue,
<bkl 2200><pmdv3 8>On both {{s}i}des thus is {{s}i}mple truth {s}uppre{{s}t} :
<bkl 2201><pmdv3 9>But wherefore {s}ayes {{s}h}e not {{s}h}e is vniu{{s}t} ?
<bkl 2202><pmdv3 10>And wherefore {s}ay not I that I am old?
<bkl 2203><pmdv3 11>O loues be{{s}t} habit is in {s}eeming tru{{s}t},
<bkl 2204><pmdv3 12>And age in loue,loues not t'haue yeares told.
<bkl 2205><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Therefore I lye with her,and {{s}h}e with me,
<bkl 2206><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }And in our faults by lyes we {fl}attered be.

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<pmdv2 sonnet139>
<rhyme ababcdcdefefgg>

<bkl 2207><tt headingno>I39<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2208><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>O<f pr> Call not me to iu{{s}t}i{fi}e the wrong,
<bkl 2209><pmdv3 2>That thy vnkindne{{s}{s}}e layes vpon my heart,
<bkl 2210><pmdv3 3>Wound me not with thine eye but with thy toung,
<bkl 2211><pmdv3 4>V{s}e power with power,and {{s}l}ay me not by Art,
<bkl 2212><pmdv3 5>Tell me thou lou'{{s}t} el{s}e-where;but in my {{s}i}ght,
<bkl 2213><pmdv3 6>Deare heart forbeare to glance thine eye a{{s}i}de,
<bkl 2214><pmdv3 7>What need{{s}t} thou wound with cunning when thy might

<bkl 2215><mode p><bkt catch>Is

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<bkl 2216><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>ONNETS.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 2217><pmdv3 8>Is more then my ore-pre{{s}t} defence can bide?
<bkl 2218><pmdv3 9>Let me excu{s}e thee,ah my loue well knowes,
<bkl 2219><pmdv3 10>Her prettie lookes haue beene mine enemies,
<bkl 2220><pmdv3 11>And therefore from my face {{s}h}e turnes my foes,
<bkl 2221><pmdv3 12>That they el{s}e-where might dart their iniuries :
<bkl 2222><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Yet do not {s}o,but {{s}i}nce I am neere {{s}l}aine,
<bkl 2223><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Kill me out-right with lookes,and rid my paine.

<mode p>
<pmdv2 sonnet140>
<rhyme ababcdcdefefgg>

<bkl 2224><tt headingno>I40<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2225><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>B<f pr>E wi{s}e as thou art cruell,do not pre{{s}{s}}e
<bkl 2226><pmdv3 2>My toung-tide patience with too much di{s}daine :
<bkl 2227><pmdv3 3>Lea{{s}t} {s}orrow lend me words and words expre{{s}{s}}e,
<bkl 2228><pmdv3 4>The manner of my pittie wanting paine.
<bkl 2229><pmdv3 5>If I might teach thee witte better it weare,
<bkl 2230><pmdv3 6>Though not to loue,yet loue to tell me {s}o,
<bkl 2231><pmdv3 7>As te{{s}t}ie {{s}i}ck-men when their deaths be neere,
<bkl 2232><pmdv3 8>No newes but health from their Phi{{s}i}tions know.
<bkl 2233><pmdv3 9>For if I {{s}h}ould di{s}paire I {{s}h}ould grow madde,
<bkl 2234><pmdv3 10>And in my madne{{s}{s}}e might {s}peake ill of thee,
<bkl 2235><pmdv3 11>Now this ill wre{{s}t}ing world is growne {s}o bad,
<bkl 2236><pmdv3 12>Madde {{s}l}anderers by madde eares beleeued be.
<bkl 2237><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }That I may not be {s}o, nor thou be lyde,[[(wide.]]
<bkl 2238><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Beare thine eyes {{s}t}raight , though thy proud heart goe ||wide.||

<mode p>
<pmdv2 sonnet141>
<rhyme ababcdcdefefgg>

<bkl 2239><tt headingno>I4I<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2240><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>I<f pr>N faith I doe not loue thee with mine eyes,
<bkl 2241><pmdv3 2>For they in thee a thou{s}and errors note,
<bkl 2242><pmdv3 3>But 't%is my heart that loues what they di{s}pi{s}e,
<bkl 2243><pmdv3 4>Who in di{s}pight of view is plea{s}d to dote.
<bkl 2244><pmdv3 5>Nor are mine eares with thy toungs tune delighted,
<bkl 2245><pmdv3 6>Nor tender feeling to ba{s}e touches prone,
<bkl 2246><pmdv3 7>Nor ta{{s}t}e, nor {s}mell, de{{s}i}re to be inuited
<bkl 2247><pmdv3 8>To any {s}en{s}uall fea{{s}t} with thee alone <f pi>:<f pr>
<bkl 2248><pmdv3 9>But my {fi}ue wits,nor my {fi}ue {s}ences can
<bkl 2249><pmdv3 10>Di{s}wade one fooli{{s}h} heart from {s}eruing thee,
<bkl 2250><pmdv3 11>Who leaues vn{s}wai'd the likene{{s}{s}}e of a man,
<bkl 2251><pmdv3 12>Thy proud hearts {{s}l}aue and va{{s}{s}}all wretch to be :
<bkl 2252><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Onely my plague thus farre I count my gaine,
<bkl 2253><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }That {{s}h}e that makes me {{s}i}nne,awards me paine.

<bkl 2254><mode p><bkt sig>I 2   <bkt catch>Loue

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<bkl 2255><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>HAKE-SPEARES<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

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<bkl 2256><tt headingno>I42<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2257><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>L<f pr>Oue is my {{s}i}nne,and thy deare vertue hate,
<bkl 2258><pmdv3 2>Hate of my {{s}i}nne,grounded on {{s}i}nfull louing,
<bkl 2259><pmdv3 3>O but with mine, compare thou thine owne {{s}t}ate ,
<bkl 2260><pmdv3 4>And thou {{s}h}alt {fi}nde it merrits not reproouing,
<bkl 2261><pmdv3 5>Or if it do , not from tho{s}e lips of thine,
<bkl 2262><pmdv3 6>That haue prophan'd their {s}carlet ornaments,
<bkl 2263><pmdv3 7>And {s}eald fal{s}e bonds of loue as oft as mine,
<bkl 2264><pmdv3 8>Robd others beds reuenues of their rents.
<bkl 2265><pmdv3 9>Be it lawfull I loue thee as thou lou'{{s}t} tho{s}e,
<bkl 2266><pmdv3 10>Whome thine eyes wooe as mine importune thee,
<bkl 2267><pmdv3 11>Roote pittie in thy heart that when it growes,
<bkl 2268><pmdv3 12>Thy pitty may de{s}erue to pittied bee.
<bkl 2269><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }If thou doo{{s}t} {s}eeke to haue what thou doo{{s}t} hide,
<bkl 2270><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }By {s}elfe example mai'{{s}t} thou be denide.

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<pmdv2 sonnet143>
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<bkl 2271><tt headingno>I43<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2272><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>L<f pr>Oe as a carefull hu{s}wife runnes to catch,
<bkl 2273><pmdv3 2>One of her fethered creatures broake away,
<bkl 2274><pmdv3 3>Sets downe her babe and makes all {s}wift di{s}patch
<bkl 2275><pmdv3 4>In pur{s}uit of the thing {{s}h}e would haue {{s}t}ay:
<bkl 2276><pmdv3 5>Whil{{s}t} her negle{ct}ed child holds her in chace,
<bkl 2277><pmdv3 6>Cries to catch her who{s}e bu{{s}i}e care is bent,
<bkl 2278><pmdv3 7>To follow that which {fl}ies before her face:
<bkl 2279><pmdv3 8>Not prizing her poore infants di{s}content;
<bkl 2280><pmdv3 9>So run{{s}t} thou after that which {fl}ies from thee,
<bkl 2281><pmdv3 10>Whil{{s}t} I thy babe chace thee a farre behind,
<bkl 2282><pmdv3 11>But if thou catch thy hope turne back to me:
<bkl 2283><pmdv3 12>And play the mothers part ki{{s}{s}}e me,be kind.
<bkl 2284><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }So will I pray that thou mai{{s}t} haue thy <f pi>Will<f pr>,
<bkl 2285><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }If thou turne back and my loude crying {{s}t}ill.

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<rhyme ababcdcdefefgg>

<bkl 2286><tt headingno>I44<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2287><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>Wo loues I haue of comfort  and di{s}paire,
<bkl 2288><pmdv3 2>Which like two {s}pirits do {s}ugie{{s}t} me {{s}t}ill,
<bkl 2289><pmdv3 3>The better angell is a man right faire:
<bkl 2290><pmdv3 4>The wor{s}er {s}pirit a woman collour'd il.
<bkl 2291><pmdv3 5>To win me {s}oone to hell my femall euill,

<bkl 2292><mode p><bkt catch>Tempteth

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<bkl 2293><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>ONNETS.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 2294><pmdv3 6>Tempteth my better angel from my {{s}i}ght,
<bkl 2295><pmdv3 7>And would corrupt my {s}aint to be a diuel:
<bkl 2296><pmdv3 8>Wooing his purity with her fowle pride.
<bkl 2297><pmdv3 9>And whether that my angel be turn'd {fi}nde,
<bkl 2298><pmdv3 10>Su{s}pe{ct} I may,yet not dire{ct}ly tell,
<bkl 2299><pmdv3 11>But being both from me both to each friend,
<bkl 2300><pmdv3 12>I ge{{s}{s}}e one angel in an others hel.
<bkl 2301><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Yet this {{s}h}al I nere know but liue in doubt,
<bkl 2302><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Till my bad angel {fi}re my good one out.

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<bkl 2303><tt headingno>I45<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2304><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>T<f pr>Ho{s}e lips that Loues owne hand did make,
<bkl 2305><pmdv3 2>Breath'd forth the {s}ound that {s}aid I hate,
<bkl 2306><pmdv3 3>To me that langui{{s}h}t for her {s}ake<f pi>:<f pr>
<bkl 2307><pmdv3 4>But when {{s}h}e {s}aw my wofull {{s}t}ate,
<bkl 2308><pmdv3 5>Straight in her heart did mercie come,
<bkl 2309><pmdv3 6>Chiding that tongue that euer {s}weet,
<bkl 2310><pmdv3 7>Was v{s}de in giuing gentle dome:
<bkl 2311><pmdv3 8>And tought it thus a new to greete:
<bkl 2312><pmdv3 9>I hate {{s}h}e alterd with an end,
<bkl 2313><pmdv3 10>That follow'd it as gentle day,
<bkl 2314><pmdv3 11>Doth follow night who like a {fi}end
<bkl 2315><pmdv3 12>From heauen to hell is {fl}owne away.
<bkl 2316><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }I hate,from hate away {{s}h}e threw,
<bkl 2317><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }And {s}au'd my life {s}aying not you.

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<bkl 2318><tt headingno>I46<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2319><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>P<f pr>Oore {s}oule the center of my {{s}i}nfull earth,
<bkl 2320><pmdv3 2>My {{s}i}nfull earth the{s}e rebbell powres that thee array,
<bkl 2321><pmdv3 3>Why do{{s}t} thou pine within and {s}u{ff}er dearth
<bkl 2322><pmdv3 4>Painting thy outward walls {s}o co{{s}t}lie gay?
<bkl 2323><pmdv3 5>Why {s}o large co{{s}t} hauing {s}o {{s}h}ort a lea{s}e,
<bkl 2324><pmdv3 6>Do{{s}t} thou vpon thy fading man{{s}i}on {s}pend?
<bkl 2325><pmdv3 7>Shall wormes inheritors of this exce{{s}{s}}e
<bkl 2326><pmdv3 8>Eate vp thy charge? is this thy bodies end?
<bkl 2327><pmdv3 9>Then {s}oule liue thou vpon thy {s}eruants lo{{s}{s}}e,
<bkl 2328><pmdv3 10>And let that pine to aggrauat thy {{s}t}ore;
<bkl 2329><pmdv3 11>Buy tearmes diuine in {s}elling houres of dro{{s}{s}}e:

<bkl 2330><mode p><bkt sig>I 3   <bkt catch>Within

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<bkl 2331><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>HAKE-SPEARES<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 2332><pmdv3 12>Within be fed, without be rich no more,
<bkl 2333><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }So {{s}h}alt thou feed on death,that feeds on men,
<bkl 2334><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }And death once dead,ther's no more dying then.

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<bkl 2335><tt headingno>I47<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2336><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>M<f pr>Y loue is as a feauer longing {{s}t}ill,
<bkl 2337><pmdv3 2>For that which longer nur{s}eth the di{s}ea{s}e,
<bkl 2338><pmdv3 3>Feeding on that which doth pre{s}erue the ill,
<bkl 2339><pmdv3 4>Th%'vncertaine {{s}i}cklie appetite to plea{s}e:
<bkl 2340><pmdv3 5>My rea{s}on the Phi{{s}i}tion to my loue,
<bkl 2341><pmdv3 6>Angry that his pre{s}criptions are not kept
<bkl 2342><pmdv3 7>Hath left me,and I de{s}perate now approoue,
<bkl 2343><pmdv3 8>De{{s}i}re is death,which Phi{{s}i}ck did except.
<bkl 2344><pmdv3 9>Pa{{s}t} cure I am,now Rea{s}on is pa{{s}t} care,
<bkl 2345><pmdv3 10>And frantick madde with euer-more vnre{{s}t},
<bkl 2346><pmdv3 11>My thoughts and my di{s}cour{s}e as mad mens are,
<bkl 2347><pmdv3 12>At randon from the truth vainely expre{{s}t}.
<bkl 2348><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }For I haue {s}worne thee faire,and thought thee bright,
<bkl 2349><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Who art as black as hell,as darke as night.

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<bkl 2350><tt headingno>I48<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2351><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>O<f pr> Me ! what eyes hath loue put in my head,
<bkl 2352><pmdv3 2>Which haue no corre{s}pondence with true {{s}i}ght,
<bkl 2353><pmdv3 3>Or if they haue,where is my iudgment {fl}ed,
<bkl 2354><pmdv3 4>That cen{s}ures fal{s}ely what they {s}ee aright ?
<bkl 2355><pmdv3 5>If that be faire whereon my fal{s}e eyes dote,
<bkl 2356><pmdv3 6>What meanes the world to {s}ay it is not {s}o ?
<bkl 2357><pmdv3 7>If it be not,then loue doth well denote,
<bkl 2358><pmdv3 8>Loues eye is not {s}o true as all mens:no,
<bkl 2359><pmdv3 9>How can it <f pi>?<f pr> O how can loues eye be true,
<bkl 2360><pmdv3 10>That is {s}o vext with watching and with teares<f pi>?<f pr>
<bkl 2361><pmdv3 11>No maruaile then though I mi{{s}t}ake my view,
<bkl 2362><pmdv3 12>The {s}unne it {s}elfe {s}ees not,till heauen cleeres.
<bkl 2363><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }O cunning loue,with teares thou keep{{s}t} me blinde,
<bkl 2364><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Lea{{s}t} eyes well {s}eeing thy foule faults {{s}h}ould {fi}nde.

<mode p>
<pmdv2 sonnet149>
<rhyme ababcdcdefefgg>

<bkl 2365><tt headingno>I49<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2366><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>C<f pr>An{{s}t} thou O cruell,{s}ay I loue thee not,
<bkl 2367><pmdv3 2>When I again{{s}t} my {s}elfe with thee pertake :

<bkl 2368><mode p><bkt catch>Doe

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<bkl 2369><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>ONNETS.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 2370><pmdv3 3>Doe I not thinke on thee when I forgot
<bkl 2371><pmdv3 4>Am of my {s}elfe, all tirant for thy {s}ake?
<bkl 2372><pmdv3 5>Who hateth thee that I doe call my friend,
<bkl 2373><pmdv3 6>On whom froun'{{s}t} thou that I doe faune vpon,
<bkl 2374><pmdv3 7>Nay if thou lowr{{s}t} on me doe I not  {s}pend
<bkl 2375><pmdv3 8>Reuenge vpon my {s}elfe with pre{s}ent mone?
<bkl 2376><pmdv3 9>What merrit do I in my {s}elfe re{s}pe{ct},
<bkl 2377><pmdv3 10>That is {s}o proude thy {s}eruice to di{s}pi{s}e,
<bkl 2378><pmdv3 11>When all my be{{s}t} doth wor{{s}h}ip thy  defe{ct},
<bkl 2379><pmdv3 12>Commanded by the motion of thine eyes.
<bkl 2380><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }But loue hate on for now I know thy minde,
<bkl 2381><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Tho{s}e that can {s}ee thou lou'{{s}t},and I am blind.

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<bkl 2382><tt headingno>I50<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2383><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>O<f pr>H from what powre ha{{s}t} thou  this powrefull might,
<bkl 2384><pmdv3 2>{ }{ }{ }{ }{VV}ith in{s}u{ffi}ciency my heart to {s}way,
<bkl 2385><pmdv3 3>To make me giue the lie to my true {{s}i}ght,
<bkl 2386><pmdv3 4>And {s}were that brightne{{s}{s}}e doth not grace the day?
<bkl 2387><pmdv3 5>Whence ha{{s}t} thou this becomming of things il,
<bkl 2388><pmdv3 6>That in the very refu{s}e of thy deeds,[[Trinity College, "deeds;"]]
<bkl 2389><pmdv3 7>There is {s}uch {{s}t}rength and warranti{s}e of skill,
<bkl 2390><pmdv3 8>That in my minde thy wor{{s}t} all be{{s}t} exceeds<f pi>?<f pr>
<bkl 2391><pmdv3 9>Who taught thee how to make me loue thee more,
<bkl 2392><pmdv3 10>The more I heare and {s}ee iu{{s}t} cau{s}e of hate,
<bkl 2393><pmdv3 11>Oh though I loue what others doe abhor,
<bkl 2394><pmdv3 12>{VV}ith others thou {{s}h}ould{{s}t} not abhor my {{s}t}ate.
<bkl 2395><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }If thy vnworthine{{s}{s}}e rai{s}d loue in me,
<bkl 2396><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }More worthy I to be belou'd of thee.

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<pmdv2 sonnet151>
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<bkl 2397><tt headingno>I5I<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2398><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>L<f pr>Oue is too young to know what con{s}cience is,
<bkl 2399><pmdv3 2>Yet who knowes not con{s}cience is borne of loue,
<bkl 2400><pmdv3 3>Then gentle cheater vrge not my ami{{s}{s}}e,
<bkl 2401><pmdv3 4>Lea{{s}t} guilty of my faults thy  {s}weet {s}elfe proue.
<bkl 2402><pmdv3 5>For thou betraying me, I doe betray
<bkl 2403><pmdv3 6>My nobler part to my gro{s}e bodies trea{s}on,
<bkl 2404><pmdv3 7>My {s}oule doth tell my body that he may,
<bkl 2405><pmdv3 8>Triumph in loue,{fl}e{{s}h} {{s}t}aies no farther rea{s}on.

<bkl 2406><mode p><bkt catch>But

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<bkl 2408><pmdv3 9>But ry{{s}i}ng at thy name doth point out thee,
<bkl 2409><pmdv3 10>As his triumphant prize,proud of this pride,
<bkl 2410><pmdv3 11>He is contented thy poore drudge to  be
<bkl 2411><pmdv3 12>To {{s}t}and in thy a{ff}aires,fall by thy {{s}i}de.
<bkl 2412><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }No want of con{s}cience hold it that I call,
<bkl 2413><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Her loue,for who{s}e deare loue I ri{s}e and fall.

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<bkl 2414><tt headingno>I52<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2415><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>I<f pr>N louing thee thou know'{{s}t} I am for{s}worne,
<bkl 2416><pmdv3 2>But thou art twice for{s}worne to me loue {s}wearing,
<bkl 2417><pmdv3 3>In a{ct} thy bed-vow broake and new faith torne,
<bkl 2418><pmdv3 4>In vowing new hate after new loue bearing:
<bkl 2419><pmdv3 5>But why of two othes breach doe I accu{s}e thee,
<bkl 2420><pmdv3 6>When I breake twenty:I am periur'd mo{{s}t},
<bkl 2421><pmdv3 7>For all my vowes are othes but to mi{s}u{s}e thee:
<bkl 2422><pmdv3 8>And all my hone{{s}t} faith in thee is lo{{s}t}.
<bkl 2423><pmdv3 9>For I haue {s}worne deepe othes of thy deepe kindne{{s}{s}}e:
<bkl 2424><pmdv3 10>Othes of thy loue,thy truth,thy con{{s}t}ancie,
<bkl 2425><pmdv3 11>And to inlighten thee gaue eyes to blindne{{s}{s}}e,
<bkl 2426><pmdv3 12>Or made them {s}were again{{s}t} the thing they {s}ee.
<bkl 2427><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }For I haue {s}worne thee faire:more periurde eye,
<bkl 2428><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }To {s}were again{{s}t} the truth fo foule a lie.

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<pmdv2 sonnet153>
<rhyme ababcdcdefefgg>

<bkl 2429><tt headingno>I53<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2430><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>C<f pi>Vpid<f pr> laid by his brand and fell a {{s}l}eepe,
<bkl 2431><pmdv3 2>A maide of <f pi>Dyans<f pr> this aduantage found,
<bkl 2432><pmdv3 3>And his loue-kindling {fi}re did quickly {{s}t}eepe
<bkl 2433><pmdv3 4>In a could vallie-fountaine of that  ground:
<bkl 2434><pmdv3 5>Which borrowd from this holie {fi}re of loue,
<bkl 2435><pmdv3 6>A datele{{s}{s}}e liuely heat {{s}t}ill to indure,
<bkl 2436><pmdv3 7>And grew a {s}eething bath which yet men proue,
<bkl 2437><pmdv3 8>Again{{s}t} {{s}t}rang malladies a {s}oueraigne cure:
<bkl 2438><pmdv3 9>But at my mi{{s}t}res eie loues brand new  {fi}red,
<bkl 2439><pmdv3 10>The boy for triall needes would touch my bre{{s}t},
<bkl 2440><pmdv3 11>I {{s}i}ck withall the helpe  of bath de{{s}i}red,
<bkl 2441><pmdv3 12>And thether hied a {s}ad  di{{s}t}emperd gue{{s}t}.
<bkl 2442><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }But found no cure,the bath for my helpe lies,
<bkl 2443><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Where <f pi>Cupid<f pr> got new {fi}re;my mi{{s}t}res eye.

<bkl 2444><mode p><bkt catch>I54

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<bkl 2445><bkt rttop><f prl>S<f scprl>ONNETS.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

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<rhyme ababcdcdefefgg>

<bkl 2446><tt headingno>I54<tt poem><mode v>

<bkl 2447><pmdv3 1><f dpr>T<f pr>He little Loue-God lying once a {{s}l}eepe,
<bkl 2448><pmdv3 2>Laid by his {{s}i}de his heart in{fl}aming brand,
<bkl 2449><pmdv3 3>Whil{{s}t} many Nymphes that vou'd cha{{s}t} life to keep,
<bkl 2450><pmdv3 4>Came tripping by,but in her maiden hand,
<bkl 2451><pmdv3 5>The fayre{{s}t} votary tooke vp that {fi}re,
<bkl 2452><pmdv3 6>Which many Legions of true hearts had warm'd,
<bkl 2453><pmdv3 7>And {s}o the Generall of hot de{{s}i}re,
<bkl 2454><pmdv3 8>Was {{s}l}eeping by a Virgin hand di{s}arm'd.
<bkl 2455><pmdv3 9>This brand {{s}h}e quenched in a coole Well by,
<bkl 2456><pmdv3 10>Which from loues {fi}re tooke heat perpetuall,
<bkl 2457><pmdv3 11>Growing a bath and healthfull remedy,
<bkl 2458><pmdv3 12>For men di{s}ea{s}d,but I my Mi{{s}t}ri{{s}{s}}e thrall,
<bkl 2459><pmdv3 13>{ }{ }Came there for cure and this by that I proue,
<bkl 2460><pmdv3 14>{ }{ }Loues {fi}re heates water,water cooles not loue.

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<mode p>
<bkl 2461><bkt rttop><f dprl>FINIS.

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<title A Lover's Complaint>
<author Shakespeare>
<datecomp ca. 1593-1608>

<pmdv1 complaint>
<tt title>
<mode p>
<bkl 1><f dpr>A Louers complaint.
<bkl 2><f pil><bkt author>BY<f prl>
<bkl 3>W<f scprl>ILLIAM <f prl>S<f scprl>HAKE-SPEARE<f pr>.
<tt poem>
<mode v>

<pmdv2 stanza1>
<rhyme ababbcc>

<bkl 2463><pmdv3 1><f 2sprt>F<f pr>Rom o{ff} a hill who{s}e concaue wombe reworded,
<bkl 2464><pmdv3 2>{ }{ }{ }{ }A plaintfull {{s}t}ory from a {{s}i}{{s}t}ring vale
<bkl 2465><pmdv3 3>My {s}pirrits t'attend this doble voyce accorded,
<bkl 2466><pmdv3 4>And downe I laid to li{{s}t} the {s}ad tun'd tale,
<bkl 2467><pmdv3 5>Ere long e{s}pied a {fi}ckle maid full pale
<bkl 2468><pmdv3 6>Tearing of papers breaking rings a twaine,
<bkl 2469><pmdv3 7>Storming her world with {s}orrowes,wind and raine.

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<rhyme ababbcc>

<bkl 2470><pmdv3 8>Vpon her head a plattid hiue of {{s}t}raw,
<bkl 2471><pmdv3 9>Which forti{fi}ed her vi{s}age from the Sunne,
<bkl 2472><pmdv3 10>Whereon the thought might thinke {s}ometime it {s}aw
<bkl 2473><pmdv3 11>The carkas of a beauty {s}pent and donne,
<bkl 2474><pmdv3 12>Time had not {{s}i}thed all that youth begun,
<bkl 2475><pmdv3 13>Nor youth all quit,but {s}pight of heauens fell rage,
<bkl 2476><pmdv3 14>Some beauty peept,through lettice of {s}ear'd age.

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<rhyme ababbcc>

<bkl 2477><pmdv3 15>Oft did {{s}h}e heaue her Napkin to her eyne,
<bkl 2478><pmdv3 16>Which on it had conceited chare{ct}ers:
<bkl 2479><pmdv3 17>Laundring the {{s}i}lken {fi}gures in the brine,
<bkl 2480><pmdv3 18>That {s}ea{s}oned woe had pelleted in teares,
<bkl 2481><pmdv3 19>And often reading what contents it beares:
<bkl 2482><pmdv3 20>As often {{s}h}riking  vndi{{s}t}ingui{{s}h}t wo,
<bkl 2483><pmdv3 21>In clamours of all {{s}i}ze both high and low.

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<rhyme ababbcc>

<bkl 2484><pmdv3 22>Some-times her leueld eyes their carriage ride,
<bkl 2485><pmdv3 23>As they did battry to the {s}pheres intend:
<bkl 2486><pmdv3 24>Sometime diuerted their poore balls are tide,
<bkl 2487><pmdv3 25>To th%'orbed earth ;{s}ometimes they do extend,
<bkl 2488><pmdv3 26>Their view right on, anon their ga{s}es lend,

<bkl 2489><mode p><bkt catch>To

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<bkl 2490><bkt rttop><f prl>C<f scprl>OMPLAINT<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 2491><pmdv3 27>To euery place at once and no where {fi}xt,
<bkl 2492><pmdv3 28>The mind and {{s}i}ght di{{s}t}ra{ct}edly commxit.

<pmdv2 stanza5>
<rhyme ababbcc>

<bkl 2493><pmdv3 29>Her haire nor loo{s}e nor ti'd in formall plat,
<bkl 2494><pmdv3 30>Proclaimd in her a carele{{s}{s}}e hand of pride;
<bkl 2495><pmdv3 31>For {s}ome vntuck'd de{s}cended her {{s}h}eu'd hat,
<bkl 2496><pmdv3 32>Hanging her pale and pined cheeke be{{s}i}de,
<bkl 2497><pmdv3 33>Some in her threeden {fi}llet {{s}t}ill did bide,
<bkl 2498><pmdv3 34>And trew to bondage would not breake from thence,
<bkl 2499><pmdv3 35>Though {{s}l}ackly braided in loo{s}e negligence.

<pmdv2 stanza6>
<rhyme ababbcc>

<bkl 2500><pmdv3 36>A thou{s}and fauours from a maund {{s}h}e drew,
<bkl 2501><pmdv3 37>Of amber chri{{s}t}all and of bedded Iet,
<bkl 2502><pmdv3 38>Which one by one {{s}h}e in a riuer threw,
<bkl 2503><pmdv3 39>Vpon who{s}e weeping margent {{s}h}e was {s}et,
<bkl 2504><pmdv3 40>Like v{s}ery applying wet to wet,
<bkl 2505><pmdv3 41>Or Monarches hands that lets not bounty fall,
<bkl 2506><pmdv3 42>Where want cries {s}ome;but where exce{{s}{s}}e begs all.

<pmdv2 stanza7>
<rhyme ababbcc>

<bkl 2507><pmdv3 43>Of folded {s}chedulls had {{s}h}e many a one,
<bkl 2508><pmdv3 44>Which {{s}h}e peru{s} d,{{s}i}ghd,tore and gaue the {fl}ud,
<bkl 2509><pmdv3 45>Crackt many a ring of Po{{s}i}ed gold and bone,
<bkl 2510><pmdv3 46>Bidding them {fi}nd their Sepulchers in mud,
<bkl 2511><pmdv3 47>Found yet mo letters {s}adly pend in blood,
<bkl 2512><pmdv3 48>With {{s}l}eided {{s}i}lke,feate and a{ff}e{ct}edly
<bkl 2513><pmdv3 49>En{s}wath'd and {s}eald to curious {s}ecrecy.

<pmdv2 stanza8>
<rhyme ababbcc>

<bkl 2514><pmdv3 50>The{s}e often bath'd {{s}h}e in her {fl}uxiue eies,
<bkl 2515><pmdv3 51>And often ki{{s}t},and often gaue to teare,
<bkl 2516><pmdv3 52>Cried O fal{s}e blood thou regi{{s}t}er of lies,
<bkl 2517><pmdv3 53>What vnapproued witnes doo{{s}t} thou beare!
<bkl 2518><pmdv3 54>Inke would haue {s}eem'd more blacke and damned heare!
<bkl 2519><pmdv3 55>This {s}aid in top of rage the lines {{s}h}e rents,
<bkl 2520><pmdv3 56>Big di{s}content,{s}o breaking their contents.

<pmdv2 stanza9>
<rhyme ababbcc>

<bkl 2521><pmdv3 57>A reuerend man that graz'd his cattell ny,

<bkl 2522><mode p><bkt sig>K 2  <bkt catch>Some-[[possibly `='?]]

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<bkl 2523><bkt rttop><f prl>A L<f scprl>OVERS<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 2524><pmdv3 58>Sometime a blu{{s}t}erer that the ruf{fl}e knew
<bkl 2525><pmdv3 59>Of Court of Cittie,and had let go by
<bkl 2526><pmdv3 60>The {s}wifte{{s}t} houres ob{s}erued as they {fl}ew,
<bkl 2527><pmdv3 61>Towards this a{ffl}i{ct}ed fancy fa{{s}t}ly drew:
<bkl 2528><pmdv3 62>And priuiledg'd by age de{{s}i}res to know
<bkl 2529><pmdv3 63>In breefe the grounds and motiues of her wo.

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<rhyme ababbcc>

<bkl 2530><pmdv3 64>So {{s}l}ides he downe vppon his greyned bat;
<bkl 2531><pmdv3 65>And comely di{{s}t}ant {{s}i}ts he by her {{s}i}de,
<bkl 2532><pmdv3 66>When hee againe de{{s}i}res her,being {s}atte,
<bkl 2533><pmdv3 67>Her greeuance with his hearing to deuide<f pi>:<f pr>
<bkl 2534><pmdv3 68>If that from him there may be ought applied
<bkl 2535><pmdv3 69>Which may her {s}u{ff}ering exta{{s}i}e a{{s}{s}}wage
<bkl 2536><pmdv3 70>T%is promi{{s}t} in the charitie of age .

<pmdv2 stanza11>
<rhyme ababbcc>

<bkl 2537><pmdv3 71>Father {{s}h}e {s}aies,though in mee you behold
<bkl 2538><pmdv3 72>The iniury of many a bla{{s}t}ing houre;
<bkl 2539><pmdv3 73>Let it not tell your Iudgement I am old,
<bkl 2540><pmdv3 74>Not age,but {s}orrow,ouer me hath power;
<bkl 2541><pmdv3 75>I might as yet haue bene a {s}preading {fl}ower
<bkl 2542><pmdv3 76>Fre{{s}h} to my {s}elfe,if I had {s}elfe applyed
<bkl 2543><pmdv3 77>Loue to my {s}elfe,and to no Loue be{{s}i}de.

<pmdv2 stanza12>
<rhyme ababbcc>

<bkl 2544><pmdv3 78>But wo is mee,too early I atttended
<bkl 2545><pmdv3 79>A youthfull {s}uit it was to gaine my grace;
<bkl 2546><pmdv3 80>O one by natures outwards {s}o commended,
<bkl 2547><pmdv3 81>That maidens eyes {{s}t}ucke ouer all his face,
<bkl 2548><pmdv3 82>Loue lackt a dwelling and made him her place.
<bkl 2549><pmdv3 83>And when in his faire parts {{s}h}ee didde abide,
<bkl 2550><pmdv3 84>Shee was new lodg'd and newly Dei{fi}ed.

<pmdv2 stanza13>
<rhyme ababbcc>

<bkl 2551><pmdv3 85>His browny locks did hang in crooked curles,
<bkl 2552><pmdv3 86>And euery light occa{{s}i}on of the wind
<bkl 2553><pmdv3 87>Vpon his lippes their {{s}i}lken parcels hurles,
<bkl 2554><pmdv3 88>Whats {s}weet to do,to do wil aptly {fi}nd,
<bkl 2555><pmdv3 89>Each eye that {s}aw him did inchaunt the minde:

<bkl 2556><mode p><bkt catch>For

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<bkl 2557><bkt rttop><f prl>C<f scprl>OMPLAINT<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 2558><pmdv3 90>For on his vi{s}age was in little drawne,
<bkl 2559><pmdv3 91>What largene{{s}{s}}e thinkes in parradi{s}e was {s}awne.

<pmdv2 stanza14>
<rhyme ababbcc>

<bkl 2560><pmdv3 92>Smal {{s}h}ew of man was yet vpon his chinne,
<bkl 2561><pmdv3 93>His phenix downe began but to appeare
<bkl 2562><pmdv3 94>Like vn{{s}h}orne veluet,on that termle{{s}{s}}e skin
<bkl 2563><pmdv3 95>Who{s}e bare out-brag'd the web it {s}eem'd to were.
<bkl 2564><pmdv3 96>Yet {{s}h}ewed his vi{s}age by that co{{s}t} more deare,
<bkl 2565><pmdv3 97>And nice a{ff}e{ct}ions wauering {{s}t}ood in doubt
<bkl 2566><pmdv3 98>If be{{s}t} were as it was,or be{{s}t} without.

<pmdv2 stanza15>
<rhyme ababbcc>

<bkl 2567><pmdv3 99>His qualities were beautious as his forme,
<bkl 2568><pmdv3 100>For maiden tongu'd he was and thereof free;
<bkl 2569><pmdv3 101>Yet if men mou'd him,was he {s}uch a {{s}t}orme
<bkl 2570><pmdv3 102>As oft twixt May and Aprill is to {s}ee,
<bkl 2571><pmdv3 103>When windes breath {s}weet,vnruly though  they bee.
<bkl 2572><pmdv3 104>His rudene{{s}{s}}e {s}o with his authoriz'd youth,
<bkl 2573><pmdv3 105>Did liuery fal{s}ene{{s}{s}}e in a pride of truth.

<pmdv2 stanza16>
<rhyme ababbcc>

<bkl 2574><pmdv3 106>Wel could hee ride, and often men would {s}ay
<bkl 2575><pmdv3 107>That hor{s}e his mettell from his rider takes
<bkl 2576><pmdv3 108>Proud of {s}ubie{ct}ion,noble by the {s}waie,   [[<f pi>(<f pr>makes]]
<bkl 2577><pmdv3 109>What rounds,what bounds,what cour{s}e what {{s}t}op he ||makes||
<bkl 2578><pmdv3 110>And controuer{{s}i}e hence a que{{s}t}ion takes,
<bkl 2579><pmdv3 111>Whether the hor{s}e by him became his deed,
<bkl 2580><pmdv3 112>Or he his mannad'g,by'th wel doing Steed.

<pmdv2 stanza17>
<rhyme ababbcc>

<bkl 2581><pmdv3 113>But quickly on this {{s}i}de the verdi{ct} went,
<bkl 2582><pmdv3 114>His reall habitude gaue life and grace
<bkl 2583><pmdv3 115>To appertainings and to ornament,
<bkl 2584><pmdv3 116>Accompli{{s}h}t in him-{s}elfe not in his ca{s}e:
<bkl 2585><pmdv3 117>All ayds them-{s}elues made fairer by their place,
<bkl 2586><pmdv3 118>Can for addicions,yet their purpo{s}'d trimme
<bkl 2587><pmdv3 119>Peec'd not his grace but were al grac'd by him.

<pmdv2 stanza18>
<rhyme ababbcc>

<bkl 2588><pmdv3 120>So on the tip of his {s}ubduing tongue

<bkl 2589><mode p><bkt sig>K 3  <bkt catch>All

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<bkl 2590><bkt rttop><f prl>A L<f scprl>OVERS<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 2591><pmdv3 121>All kinde of arguments and que{{s}t}ion deepe,
<bkl 2592><pmdv3 122>Al replication prompt,and rea{s}on {{s}t}rong
<bkl 2593><pmdv3 123>For his aduantage {{s}t}ill did wake and {{s}l}eep,
<bkl 2594><pmdv3 124>To make the weeper laugh,the laugher weepe:
<bkl 2595><pmdv3 125>He hadthe diale{ct} and di{ff}erent skil,
<bkl 2596><pmdv3 126>Catching al pa{{s}{s}i}ons in his craft of will.

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<rhyme ababbcc>

<bkl 2597><pmdv3 127>That hee didde in the general bo{s}ome raigne
<bkl 2598><pmdv3 128>Of young, of old,and {s}exes both inchanted,
<bkl 2599><pmdv3 129>To dwel with him in thoughts,or to remaine
<bkl 2600><pmdv3 130>In per{s}onal duty,following where he haunted,
<bkl 2601><pmdv3 131>Con{s}ent's bewitcht , ere he de{{s}i}re haue granted,
<bkl 2602><pmdv3 132>And dialogu'd for him what he would {s}ay,
<bkl 2603><pmdv3 133>Askt their own wils and made their wils obey.

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<bkl 2604><pmdv3 134>Many there were that did his pi{ct}ure gette
<bkl 2605><pmdv3 135>To {s}erue their eies,and in it put their mind,
<bkl 2606><pmdv3 136>Like fooles that in th' imagination {s}et
<bkl 2607><pmdv3 137>The goodly obie{ct}s which abroad they {fi}nd
<bkl 2608><pmdv3 138>Of lands and man{{s}i}ons,theirs in thought a{{s}{s}i}gn'd,
<bkl 2609><pmdv3 139>And labouring in moe plea{s}ures to be{{s}t}ow them,
<bkl 2610><pmdv3 140>Then the true gouty Land-lord which doth owe them.

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<bkl 2611><pmdv3 141>So many haue that neuer toucht his hand
<bkl 2612><pmdv3 142>Sweetly {s}uppo{s}'d them mi{{s}t}re{{s}{s}}e of his heart:
<bkl 2613><pmdv3 143>My wofull {s}elfe that did in freedome {{s}t}and,
<bkl 2614><pmdv3 144>And was my owne fee {{s}i}mple(not in part<f pi>)<f pr>
<bkl 2615><pmdv3 145>What with his art in youth and youth in art
<bkl 2616><pmdv3 146>Threw my a{ff}e{ct}ions in his charmed power,
<bkl 2617><pmdv3 147>Re{s}eru'd the {{s}t}alke and gaue him al my {fl}ower.

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<bkl 2618><pmdv3 148>Yet did I not as {s}ome my equals did
<bkl 2619><pmdv3 149>Demaund of him,nor being de{{s}i}red yeelded,
<bkl 2620><pmdv3 150>Finding my {s}elfe in honour {s}o forbidde,
<bkl 2621><pmdv3 151>With {s}afe{{s}t} di{{s}t}ance I mine honour {{s}h}eelded,
<bkl 2622><pmdv3 152>Experience for me many bulwarkes builded

<bkl 2623><mode p><bkt catch>Of

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<bkl 2624><bkt rttop><f prl>C<f scprl>OMPLAINT.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 2625><pmdv3 153>Of proofs new bleeding which remaind the foile
<bkl 2626><pmdv3 154>Of this fal{s}e Iewell,and his amorous {s}poile.

<pmdv2 stanza23>
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<bkl 2627><pmdv3 155>But ah who euer {{s}h}un'd by precedent,
<bkl 2628><pmdv3 156>The de{{s}t}in'd ill {{s}h}e mu{{s}t} her {s}elfe a{{s}{s}}ay,
<bkl 2629><pmdv3 157>Or forc'd examples gain{{s}t} her owne content
<bkl 2630><pmdv3 158>To put the by-pa{{s}t} perrils in her way?
<bkl 2631><pmdv3 159>Coun{s}aile may {{s}t}op a while what will not {{s}t}ay:
<bkl 2632><pmdv3 160>For when we rage,adui{s}e is often {s}eene
<bkl 2633><pmdv3 161>By blunting vs to make our wits more keene.

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<bkl 2634><pmdv3 162>Nor giues it {s}atisfa{ct}ion to our blood,
<bkl 2635><pmdv3 163>That wee mu{{s}t} curbe it vppon others proofe,
<bkl 2636><pmdv3 164>To be forbod the {s}weets that {s}eemes {s}o good,
<bkl 2637><pmdv3 165>For feare of harmes that preach in our behoofe;
<bkl 2638><pmdv3 166>O appetite from iudgement {{s}t}and aloofe!
<bkl 2639><pmdv3 167>The one a pallate hath that needs will ta{{s}t}e,
<bkl 2640><pmdv3 168>Though rea{s}on weepe and cry it is thy la{{s}t}.

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<bkl 2641><pmdv3 169>For further I could {s}ay this mans vntrue,
<bkl 2642><pmdv3 170>And knew the patternes of his foule beguiling,
<bkl 2643><pmdv3 171>Heard where his plants in others Orchards grew,
<bkl 2644><pmdv3 172>Saw how deceits were guilded in his {s}miling,
<bkl 2645><pmdv3 173>Knew vowes,wer e euer brokers to de{fi}ling,
<bkl 2646><pmdv3 174>Thought Chara{ct}ers and words meerly but art,
<bkl 2647><pmdv3 175>And ba{{s}t}ards of his foule adulterat heart.

<pmdv2 stanza26>
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<bkl 2648><pmdv3 176>And long vpon the{s}e termes I held my Citty,
<bkl 2649><pmdv3 177>Till thus hee gan be{{s}i}ege me :Gentle maid
<bkl 2650><pmdv3 178>Haue of my {s}u{ff}ering youth {s}ome feeling pitty
<bkl 2651><pmdv3 179>And be not of my holy vowes a{ff}raid,
<bkl 2652><pmdv3 180>Thats to ye {s}worne to  none was euer {s}aid,
<bkl 2653><pmdv3 181>For fea{{s}t}s of loue I haue bene call'd vnto
<bkl 2654><pmdv3 182>Till now did nere inuite nor neuer vo{vv}.

<pmdv2 stanza27>
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<bkl 2655><pmdv3 183>All my o{ff}ences that abroad you {s}ee

<bkl 2656><mode p><bkt sig>K 4  <bkt catch>Are

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<bkl 2657><bkt rttop><f prl>A L<f scprl>OVERS<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 2658><pmdv3 184>Are errors of the blood none of the mind:
<bkl 2659><pmdv3 185>Loue made them not,with a{ct}ure they may be,
<bkl 2660><pmdv3 186>Where neither Party is nor trew nor kind,
<bkl 2661><pmdv3 187>They {s}ought their {{s}h}ame that {s}o their {{s}h}ame did {fi}nd,
<bkl 2662><pmdv3 188>And {s}o much le{{s}{s}}e of {{s}h}ame in me remaines,
<bkl 2663><pmdv3 189>By how much of me their reproch containes,

<pmdv2 stanza28>
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<bkl 2664><pmdv3 190>Among the many that mine eyes haue {s}eene,
<bkl 2665><pmdv3 191>Not one who{s}e {fl}ame my hart {s}o much as warmed,
<bkl 2666><pmdv3 192>Or my a{ff}e{ct}ion put to th, {s}malle{{s}t} teene,
<bkl 2667><pmdv3 193>Or any of my lei{s}ures euer Charmed,
<bkl 2668><pmdv3 194>Harme haue I done to them but nere was harmed,
<bkl 2669><pmdv3 195>Kept hearts in liueries,but mine owne was free,
<bkl 2670><pmdv3 196>And raignd commaunding in his monarchy.

<pmdv2 stanza29>
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<bkl 2671><pmdv3 197>Looke heare what tributes wounded fancies {s}ent me,
<bkl 2672><pmdv3 198>Of palyd pearles and rubies red as blood:
<bkl 2673><pmdv3 199>Figuring that they their pa{{s}{s}i}ons likewi{s}e lent me
<bkl 2674><pmdv3 200>Of greefe and blu{{s}h}es, aptly vnder{{s}t}ood
<bkl 2675><pmdv3 201>In bloodle{{s}{s}}e white,and the encrim{s}on'd mood,
<bkl 2676><pmdv3 202>E{ff}e{ct}s of terror and deare mode{{s}t}y,
<bkl 2677><pmdv3 203>Encampt in hearts but {fi}ghting outwardly.

<pmdv2 stanza30>
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<bkl 2678><pmdv3 204>And Lo behold the{s}e tallents of their heir,
<bkl 2679><pmdv3 205>With twi{{s}t}ed mettle amorou{{s}l}y empleacht
<bkl 2680><pmdv3 206>I haue receau'd from many a {s}eueral faire,
<bkl 2681><pmdv3 207>Their kind acceptance, wepingly be{s}eecht,
<bkl 2682><pmdv3 208>With th%'annexions of faire gems inricht,
<bkl 2683><pmdv3 209>And deepe brain'd {s}onnets that did ampli{fi}e
<bkl 2684><pmdv3 210>Each {{s}t}ones deare Nature,worth and quallity.

<pmdv2 stanza31>
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<bkl 2685><pmdv3 211>The Diamond?why twas beautifull and hard,
<bkl 2686><pmdv3 212>Whereto his inui{s}'d properties did tend,
<bkl 2687><pmdv3 213>The deepe greene Emrald in who{s}e fre{{s}h} regard,
<bkl 2688><pmdv3 214>Weake {{s}i}ghts their {{s}i}ckly radience do amend.
<bkl 2689><pmdv3 215>The heauen hewd Saphir and the Opall blend

<bkl 2690><mode p><bkt catch>With

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<bkl 2691><bkt rttop><f prl>C<f scprl>OMPLAINT.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 2692><pmdv3 216>With obie{ct}s manyfold ; each {s}euerall {{s}t}one,
<bkl 2693><pmdv3 217>With wit well blazond {s}mil'd or made {s}ome mone.

<pmdv2 stanza32>
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<bkl 2694><pmdv3 218>Lo all the{s}e trophies of a{ff}e{ct}ions hot,
<bkl 2695><pmdv3 219>Of pen{{s}i}u'd and {s}ubdew'd de{{s}i}res the tender,
<bkl 2696><pmdv3 220>Nature hath chargd me that I hoord them not,
<bkl 2697><pmdv3 221>But yeeld them vp where I my {s}elfe mu{{s}t} render:
<bkl 2698><pmdv3 222>That is to you my origin and ender <f pi>:<f pr>
<bkl 2699><pmdv3 223>For the{s}e of force mu{{s}t} your oblations be,
<bkl 2700><pmdv3 224>Since I their Aulter, you en patrone me.

<pmdv2 stanza33>
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<bkl 2701><pmdv3 225>Oh then aduance(of yours<f pi>)<f pr>that phra{s}eles hand,
<bkl 2702><pmdv3 226>Who{s}e white weighes  downe the airy {s}cale of prai{s}e,
<bkl 2703><pmdv3 227>Take all the{s}e {{s}i}milies to your owne command,
<bkl 2704><pmdv3 228>Hollowed with {{s}i}ghes that burning lunges did rai{s}e:
<bkl 2705><pmdv3 229>What me your mini{{s}t}er for you obaies
<bkl 2706><pmdv3 230>Workes vnder you,and to your audit comes
<bkl 2707><pmdv3 231>Their di{{s}t}ra{ct} parcells,in combined {s}ummes.

<pmdv2 stanza34>
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<bkl 2708><pmdv3 232>Lo this deuice was {s}ent me from a Nun,
<bkl 2709><pmdv3 231>Or Si{{s}t}er {s}an{ct}i{fi}ed of holie{{s}t} note,
<bkl 2710><pmdv3 232>Which late her noble {s}uit in court did {{s}h}un,
<bkl 2711><pmdv3 233>Who{s}e rare{{s}t} hauings made the blo{{s}{s}}oms dote,
<bkl 2712><pmdv3 234>For {{s}h}e was {s}ought by {s}pirits of ritche{{s}t} cote,
<bkl 2713><pmdv3 235>But kept cold di{s}tance,and did thence remoue,
<bkl 2714><pmdv3 236>To {s}pend her liuing in eternall loue.

<pmdv2 stanza35>
<rhyme ababbcc>

<bkl 2715><pmdv3 237>But oh my {s}weet what labour i{{s}t} to leaue,
<bkl 2716><pmdv3 238>The thing we haue not,ma{{s}t}ring what not {{s}t}riues,
<bkl 2717><pmdv3 239>Playing the Place which did no forme receiue ,
<bkl 2718><pmdv3 240>Playing patient {s}ports in vncon{{s}t}raind giues,
<bkl 2719><pmdv3 241>She that her fame {s}o to her {s}elfe contriues,
<bkl 2720><pmdv3 242>The {s}carres of battaile {s}capeth by the {fl}ight,
<bkl 2721><pmdv3 243>And makes her ab{s}ence valiant,not her might.

<pmdv2 stanza36>
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<bkl 2722><pmdv3 244>Oh pardon me in that my boa{{s}t} is true,

<bkl 2723><mode p><bkt sig>L  <bkt catch>The

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<bkl 2724><bkt rttop><f prl>A L<f scprl>OVERS<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 2725><pmdv3 245>The accident which brought me to her eie,
<bkl 2726><pmdv3 246>Vpon the moment did her force {s}ubdewe,
<bkl 2727><pmdv3 247>And now {{s}h}e would the caged cloi{{s}t}er {fl}ie:
<bkl 2728><pmdv3 248>Religious loue put out religions eye:
<bkl 2729><pmdv3 249>Not to be tempted would {{s}h}e be enur'd,
<bkl 2730><pmdv3 250>And now to tempt all liberty procure.

<pmdv2 stanza37>
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<bkl 2731><pmdv3 251>How mightie then you are, Oh heare me tell,
<bkl 2732><pmdv3 252>The broken bo{s}oms that to me belong,
<bkl 2733><pmdv3 253>Haue emptied all their fountaines in my well:
<bkl 2734><pmdv3 254>And mine I powre  your Ocean all amonge:
<bkl 2735><pmdv3 255>I {{s}t}rong ore them and you ore me being {{s}t}rong,
<bkl 2736><pmdv3 256>Mu{{s}t} for your vi{ct}orie vs all conge{{s}t},
<bkl 2737><pmdv3 257>As compound loue to phi{{s}i}ck your cold bre{{s}t}.

<pmdv2 stanza38>
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<bkl 2738><pmdv3 258>My parts had powre to charme a {s}acred Sunne,
<bkl 2739><pmdv3 259>Who di{s}ciplin'd I dieted in grace,
<bkl 2740><pmdv3 260>Beleeu'd her eies,when they t' a{{s}{s}}aile begun,
<bkl 2741><pmdv3 261>All vowes and con{s}ecrations giuing place:
<bkl 2742><pmdv3 262>O mo{{s}t} potentiall loue,vowe, bond,nor {s}pace
<bkl 2743><pmdv3 263>In thee hath neither {{s}t}ing,knot,nor con{fi}ne
<bkl 2744><pmdv3 264>For thou art all and all things els are thine.

<pmdv2 stanza39>
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<bkl 2745><pmdv3 265>When thou impre{{s}{s}}e{{s}t} what are precepts worth
<bkl 2746><pmdv3 266>Of {{s}t}ale example?when thou wilt in{fl}ame,
<bkl 2747><pmdv3 267>How coldly tho{s}e impediments {{s}t}and forth
<bkl 2748><pmdv3 268>Of wealth of {fi}lliall feare,lawe, kindred fame,[[<f pi>(<f pr>({{s}h}ame]]
<bkl 2749><pmdv3 269>Loues armes are peace , gain{{s}t} rule , gain{{s}t} {s}ence , gain{{s}t} ||{{s}h}ame||
<bkl 2750><pmdv3 270>And {s}weetens in the {s}u{ff}ring pangues it beares,
<bkl 2751><pmdv3 271>The <f pi>Alloes<f t=r> of all forces, {{s}h}ockes and feares.

<pmdv2 stanza40>
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<bkl 2752><pmdv3 272>Now all the{s}e hearts that doe on mine depend,
<bkl 2753><pmdv3 273>Feeling it breake,with bleeding  groanes they pine,
<bkl 2754><pmdv3 274>And {s}upplicant their {{s}i}ghes to you extend
<bkl 2755><pmdv3 275>To leaue the battrie that you make gain{{s}t} mine,
<bkl 2756><pmdv3 276>Lending {s}oft audience, to my {s}weet de{{s}i}gne,

<bkl 2757><mode p><bkt catch>And

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<bkl 2758><bkt rttop><f prl>C<f scprl>OMPLAINT.<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 2759><pmdv3 277>And credent {s}oule,to that {{s}t}rong bonded oth,
<bkl 2760><pmdv3 278>That {{s}h}all preferre and vndertake my troth.

<pmdv2 stanza41>
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<bkl 2761><pmdv3 279>This {s}aid,his watrie eies he did di{s}mount,
<bkl 2762><pmdv3 280>Who{s}e {{s}i}ghtes till then were leaueld on my face,
<bkl 2763><pmdv3 281>Each cheeke a riuer running from a fount,
<bkl 2764><pmdv3 282>With bryni{{s}h} currant downe-ward {fl}owed a pace:
<bkl 2765><pmdv3 283>Oh how the channell to the {{s}t}reame gaue grace!
<bkl 2766><pmdv3 284>Who glaz'd with Chri{{s}t}all gate the glowing Ro{s}es,
<bkl 2767><pmdv3 285>That {fl}ame through water which their hew inclo{s}es,

<pmdv2 stanza42>
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<bkl 2768><pmdv3 286>Oh father,what a hell of witch-craft lies,
<bkl 2769><pmdv3 287>In the {s}mall orb of one perticular teare?
<bkl 2770><pmdv3 288>But with the invndation of the eies:
<bkl 2771><pmdv3 289>What rocky heart to water will not weare?
<bkl 2772><pmdv3 290>What bre{{s}t} {s}o cold that is not warmed heare,
<bkl 2773><pmdv3 291>Or cleft e{ff}e{ct},cold mode{{s}t}y hot wrath:
<bkl 2774><pmdv3 292>Both {fi}re from hence,and  chill extin{ct}ure hath.

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<bkl 2775><pmdv3 293>For loe his pa{{s}{s}i}on but an art of craft,
<bkl 2776><pmdv3 294>Euen there re{s}olu'd my rea{s}on into teares,
<bkl 2777><pmdv3 295>There my white {{s}t}ole of cha{{s}t}ity I daft,
<bkl 2778><pmdv3 296>Shooke o{ff} my {s}ober gardes,and ciuill feares,
<bkl 2779><pmdv3 297>Appeare to him as he to me appeares:
<bkl 2780><pmdv3 298>All melting,though our drops this di{ff}rence bore,
<bkl 2781><pmdv3 299>His poi{s}on'd me, and mine did him re{{s}t}ore.

<pmdv2 stanza44>
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<bkl 2782><pmdv3 300>In him a plenitude of {s}ubtle matter,
<bkl 2783><pmdv3 301>Applied to Cautills,all {{s}t}raing formes receiues,
<bkl 2784><pmdv3 302>Of burning blu{{s}h}es,or of weeping water,
<bkl 2785><pmdv3 303>Or {s}ounding palene{{s}{s}}e : and he takes and leaues,
<bkl 2786><pmdv3 304>In eithers  aptne{{s}{s}}e as it be{{s}t} deceiues:
<bkl 2787><pmdv3 305>To blu{{s}h} at {s}peeches ranck , to weepe at woes
<bkl 2788><pmdv3 306>Or to turne white and {s}ound at tragick {{s}h}owes.

<pmdv2 stanza45>
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<bkl 2789><pmdv3 307>That not a heart which in his leuell came,

<bkl 2790><mode p><bkt sig>L 2  <bkt catch>Could

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<bkl 2791><bkt rttop><f prl>T<f scpr>he<f pr> L<f scprl>OVERS<f pr><bkt -><mode v>

<bkl 2792><pmdv3 308>Could {s}cape the haile of his all hurting ayme,
<bkl 2793><pmdv3 309>Shewing faire Nature is both kinde and tame :
<bkl 2794><pmdv3 310>And vaild in them did winne whom he would maime,
<bkl 2795><pmdv3 311>Again{{s}t} the thing he {s}ought,he would exclaime,
<bkl 2796><pmdv3 312>When he mo{{s}t} burnt in hart-wi{{s}h}t luxurie,
<bkl 2797><pmdv3 313>He preacht pure maide,and prai{s}d cold cha{{s}t}itie.

<pmdv2 stanza46>
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<bkl 2798><pmdv3 314>Thus meerely with the garment of a grace,
<bkl 2799><pmdv3 315>The naked and concealed feind he couerd,
<bkl 2800><pmdv3 316>That th%'vnexperient gaue the tempter place,
<bkl 2801><pmdv3 317>Which like a Cherubin aboue them houerd,
<bkl 2802><pmdv3 318>Who young and {{s}i}mple would not be {s}o louerd.
<bkl 2803><pmdv3 319>Aye me I fell,and yet do que{{s}t}ion make,
<bkl 2804><pmdv3 320>What I {{s}h}ould doe againe for {s}uch a {s}ake.

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<bkl 2805><pmdv3 321>O that infe{ct}ed moy{{s}t}ure of his eye,
<bkl 2806><pmdv3 322>O that fal{s}e {fi}re which in his cheeke {s}o glowd :
<bkl 2807><pmdv3 323>O that forc'd thunder from his heart did {fl}ye,
<bkl 2808><pmdv3 324>O that {s}ad breath his {s}pungie lungs be{{s}t}owed,
<bkl 2809><pmdv3 325>O all that borrowed motion {s}eeming owed,
<bkl 2810><pmdv3 326>Would yet againe betray the fore-betrayed,
<bkl 2811><pmdv3 327>And new peruert a reconciled Maide.

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<bkl 2812><mode p><bkt closing><f dprl>FINIS.