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Being vex'd, a sea nourish'd with lovers' tears:
291 I swear to thee, by Cupid's strongest bow; By his best arrow with the golden head; By the simplicity of Venus' doves; By that which knitteth souls, and prospers loves ; And by that fire which burn’d the Carthage queen, When the false Trojan under sail was seen! By all the vows that ever men have broke, In number more than ever women spoke;In that same place thou hast appointed me, To-morrow truly will I meet with thee. 7-1.1.
293 O, that I thought it could be in a woman, To feed for aye" her lamp and flames of love; To keep her constancy in plight and youth, Outliving beauty's outward, with a mind That doth renew swifter than blood decays! Or, that persuasion could but thus convince me, That my integrity and truth to you Might be affrontedo with the match and weight Of such a winnow'd purity in love; How were I then uplifted! but, alas, I am as true as truth's simplicity, And simpler than the infancy of truth. 26_iü.2.
294 If ever (as that ever may be near)
m The other best.
• Meet with an equal.
You meet in some fresh cheek the power of fancy,
Time, force, and death,
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O you leaden messengers,
11-iii. 2, 297
Leave you your power to draw, And I shall have no power to follow you. 7-ii. 2.
298 Sweet silent hours of marriage joys.
4-i, 1. 300
Love is like a child,
2- iii, 1. 301 Tell this youth what 'tis to love.It is to be all made of sighs and tears; It is to be all made of faith and service;It is to be all made of fantasy,
All made of passion, and all made of wishes;
My love's More richer than my tongue.
O brawling love! O loving hate! O any thing, of nothing first create ! O heavy lightness! serious vanity! Mis-shapen chaos of well-seeming forms! Feather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire, sick health! Still-waking sleep, that is not what it is! 35-i. 1.
305 I leave myself, my friends, and all for love.
Thou hast metamorphosed me; Made me neglect my studies, lose my time, War with good counsel, set the world at nought; Made wit with musing weak, heart sick with thought.
• Perhaps, obedience. P No misery that can be compared to the punishment inflicted by love.
306 The gifts, she looks from me, are pack'd and lock'd Up in my heart: which I have given already, But not deliver'd.
307 Let me but bear your love, I'll bear your cares.
Doubt, that the sun doth move:
309 Bashful sincerity, and comely love.
She bids you,
9 The long white filament which flies in the air.
* Fantastical to the height. This expression is fine; intimating that the god of sleep would not only sit on his eye-lids, but that he should sit crowned, that is, pleased and delighted.
Charming your blood with pleasing heaviness;
314 Sweet, rouse yourself; and the weak wanton Cupid Shall from your neck unloose his amorous fold, And, like a dew-drop from the lion's mane, Be shook to air.
26-üï. 3, 315
It were all one,
316 Dost thou love pictures? we will fetch thee straight Adonis, painted by a running brook: And Cytherea all in sedges hid; Which seem to move and wanton with her breath, Even as the waving sedges play with wind.
12-Induction, 2. 317
My love is thaw'd; Which, like a waxen image 'gainst a fire, Bears no impression of the thing it was. 2-ii. 4.
318 Now by the jealous queen' of heaven, that kiss
"I cannot be united with him and move in the same sphere, but must be comforted at a distance by the radiance that shoots on all sides from him.