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NOTES AND ILLUSTRATIONS. In 1648 the heading is simply · Description of a religious house. The original occurs in Barclay's Argenis, book v. These variations include one important correction of a longstanding blunder: Line 3, 1648 misprints' weeping' for 'sweeping.'

4, 'costly' for ' costlyer.'
6, 'flatt'ring' for ' flattering.'

19-20. Our text (1652), followed by 1670, strangely confuses this couplet by printing,

"Hands full of harty labours ; doe much, that more they may.' TURNBULL, as usual, unintelligently repeats the blunder. Even in using the text of 1652 exceptionally, if only he found it confirmed by 1670, there was no vigilance. The reading of 1648 puts all right. Line 23. Our text misspells 'ding.'

26. Misprinted · bosome' in all the editions, and perpetuated by TURNBULL. Line 27 that follows is a break (unrhymed).

Line 33. 1648 misreads • keep no noise.' G.

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Know you, faire, on what you looke?
Divinest love lyes in this booke :
Expecting fier from your faire eyes,

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Well Delr hands untie these strings,
Tush, yü have an angell by the wings;
lobin that all would be nigh,
li waite' 127mn each morning sigh ;
Tiitmir in the helmy aire
!!! I will pertiimid praier,
Thiew white plumes of his hee'l lend you,
112letely they tolleren will senil you:
Ti taheiduntance of each spheare,
ulull vour moth-fied kindred there.

I thosh HRBERI's name doe owe
That iletitills; trimest, know
While I thus lar them on the shrine
OP LOIN white hun, they are mine.

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