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Loel where a wounded heart with bleeding eyes conspire.
5 Thy fair eyes, sweet Magdalene ! 1 This couplet appeared first in 1648 edition of the ‘Steps to the Temple;' but it properly belongs to the engraving in ‘Carmen Deo Nostro
' of 1652, which is reproduced in our illustrated 4to edition. G. » The Weeper' appeared originally in the 'Steps of 1646 (pp. 1-5) : was reprinted in editions of 1648 (pp. 1-6), 1652 (pp. 85-92), 1670 (pp. 1-5). For reasons stated in our Preface, our text follows that of 1652; but see Notes and Illustrations at close of the poem for details of various readings, &c. &c., and our Essay for critical remarks on it from Pope to Dr. GEORGE MACDONALD. G.
Heanens thy fur eres le; Heavens of enerfalling stirres. "Tis seal time still with thee;
and starrestlinusow'st, whose harnestlares 10 I'romise the Earth, to counter-shines Whatener mikes heaun's forehead times
But we are decerned all :
Is heann's other spangles due
lpwards then dost weep:
Thuine theiztes i bone', inel is the cream.
Eury morn from hendes
SISTE VARY MIGDALENE.
() wit of Loue! that thus could place Fountain and garden in one fare.
() sweet contest ! of woes With loues; ofteares with smiles disputing! O fir ind freindly fores,
Each other kissing and confuting! Wule rain and sunshine, cheekes and eyes (loso in him contrarietyes.
105 literal terres should thus distill thee! o lloral! ( lives! ( uns! () showres! Visma made freinds by Lone's sweet powres.
I'w luis well pointed dart
Indt. ht the welded herrt