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Discursu vaga saltitans tenello, Metitur spatia invidæ caverna. Sic in se pia mens reposta, secum Altè tuta sedet, nec ardet extrà, Aut ullo solet æstuare fato: Quamvis cuncta tumultuentur, atra Sortis turbine non movetur illa: Fortuna furias onus triste Non tergo minus accipit quieto, Quàm vectrix Veneris columba blando Admittit juga delicata collo. Torvæ si quid inhorruit procellæ, Si quid sæviat & minetur, illa Spernit, nescit, & obviis furorem Fallit blanditiis, amatg & ambit Ipsum, quo male vulneratur, ictum. Curas murmure non fatetur ullo; Non lambit lacrymas dolor, nec atræ Mentis nubila frons iniqua prodit. Quod si lacryma pervicax rebelli Erumpit tamen evolat gutta, Invitis lacrymis, negante luctu, Ludunt perspicui per ora risus.
TE DECET HYMNUS SACRED POEMS,
Most humbly Presented.
THE COUNTSSE OF DENBIGH
Her most devoted Servant.
IN hea[r]ty acknowledgment of his immortall
By PETER TARGA, Printer to the Arch-
M. DC. LII.
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.
Had he of earthly trashe. What might suffice
What he might eate or weare he tooke no thought.