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Discursu vaga saltitans tenello,
TE DECET HYMNUS SACRED POEMS
obligation to her Goodnes & Charity.
the golden sunne.
HE WAS CAR.
As CAR then Crashawe; or Was Crashawe CAR,
Since both within one name combined are? Yes, Car's Crashawe, he Car; t'is love alone Which melts two harts, of both composing one. So Crashawe's still the same: so much desired By strongest witts; so honor'd so admired CAR Was but He that enter'd as afriend With whom he shar'd his thoughtes, and did commend (While yet he liv’d) this worke; they lov’d each other: Sweete Crashawe was his friend; he 'Crashawes brother. So Car hath Title then; t'was his intent That what his riches pen’d, poore Car should print. Nor feares he checke praysing that happie one Who was belov'd by all; dispraysed by none. To witt, being pleas’d with all things, he pleas'd all. Nor would he give, nor take offence; befall What might; he would possesse himselfe: and live As deade (devoyde of interest) t’all might give Desease t'his well composed mynd; forestaľd With heavenly riches : which had wholy call’d His thoughtes from earth, to live above in'th aire A very bird of paradice. No care Had he of earthly trashe. What might suffice To fitt his soule to heavenly exercise. Sufficed him: and may we guesse his hart By what his lipps brings forth, his onely part Is God and godly thoughtes. Leaves doubt to none But that to whom one God is all; all's one.
What he might eate or weare he tooke no thought.