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OUT OF THE ITALIAX.!
To thy lover
Deere, discover That sweet blush of thine that shamoth
- When those roses
In free ayre,
Flow thy haire;
For their golden
Love his quiver; From thy eyes he shoots his arrowes :
Cannot follow : Featherd with his mother's sparrowes.
1 Appeared originally in the 'Delights' of 16 16 (pp. 123-4), along with the other two (pp. 125-6): reprinted in 1618 (pp. 35.7) and 1670 (pp. 117-19). Our text is that of 1648; but all agree. G.
All his terrors to affright mee :
Thine eyes' Graces
Gild their faces,
When my dying
Life is flying,
Shall revive mee,
Or reprive mee,
OUT OF THE ITALIAN.
LOVE now no fire bath left him,
So shall these flames, whose worth
Now all obscured lyes :
10 I TUKSBULL glaringly misprints • The heart commanding in my heart,' and in line 15, : 0) love;' the latter after 1679 as usual, the former his own. G.
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as (RI-HAWA It Ngit. Bet p of Carli-le, for illimir bis bio_rapher, Banhin. llait rie: by Rei, J. E. B. Mavor,
Ti - 11
Let Nature die, (Phoenix-like) from death
Now that Time's empire might be amply fillid, 15 Babel's bold artists strive (below) to build Ruine a temple ; on whose fruitfull fall Ilistory reares her pyramids, more tall Than were th' Aegyptian (by the life these give, Th’Egyptian pyramids themselves must live):
M.A. of St. John's College, Cambridge (2d s. vol. iv. p. 286). One is thankful to have the claim confirmed by the non-presence of the poem in the SANCROFT Ms., where only the above shorter one appears as by CRASHAW. Lines 5.8 of Rainbow's poem it was simply impossible for our singer to have written. I add the other at close of Crashlaw's, as some may be curious to read it: but as the details of the grotexque Frontispiece' are celebrated by RAINBOW, not CRA. Shaw, I have departed from my intention of reprodueng it in our illustrated quarto erlition, the more readily in that I have much increa-ed otherwise therein the reproductions announced. RANBOW contributed to the University Collections along with CRASHAW, MORE, BEAUMONT, E. King, &c. &c. See our Essay on Life and Poetry. G.