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These things to hear, Would Desdemona seriously incline.

Act ii. Sc. 3. Potations pottle deep.

Act iii. Sc. 3. But oh! what damned minutes tells he o'er, Who dotes, yet doubts; suspects, yet strongly loves !

Act v. Sc. 2.

One entire and perfect chrysolite.

SONNETS.

XVII.

And stretched metre of an antique song.

CXI.

My nature is subdued
To what it works in, like the dyer's hand.

CXVI.

Let me not

the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. Love is not love Which alters where it alteration finds.

GEOFFREY. CHAUCER.

1328 - 1400.

1

Squier's Tale, Prologue.
And gladly wolde he lerne, and gladly teche.

Frankleine's Tale.

Fie on possession, But if a; man be virtuous withal.

EDMUND SPENSER.

1553 - 1597.

FAERIE QUEENE.

Book i. Canto i. St. 37. A bold, bad man.

Book ii. Canto viii. St. 14.

Yet gold all is not that doth golden seeme.

HERBERT.

BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER.

333

GEORGE HERBERT.

1593 - 1632.

The Church Porch. The worst speak something good; if all want sense, God takes a text, and preacheth Pa-ti-ence.

Sinne.
Bibles laid open, millions of surprises.

Man.

.

Man is one world, and hath Another to attend him.

The Pulley.
If goodnesse leade him not, yet wearinesse
May tosse him to my

breast.

BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER.

1586 - 1616. 1576 - 1625.

Epilogue to the Honest Man's Fortune.
Our acts our angels are, or good or ill,
Our fatal shadows that walk by us still.

SIR JOIIN SUCKLING.

1608 - 1644.

1

Against Fruition. 'T is expectation makes a blessing dear ; Heaven were not heaven, if we knew what it were.

ABRAHAM COWLEY.

1618 • 1667.

Friendship in Absence.
His time is for ever, everywhere his place.

On the Death of Mr. William Harvey.
We spent them not in toys, in lust, or wine;

But search of deep philosophy,

Wit, eloquence, and poetry ;
Arts which I loved, for they, my friend, were thine.

SIR THOMAS OVERBURY.

1581 - 1613.

A Wife. St. 36.

In part to blame is she,
Which hath without consent bin only tride ;
He comes to neere that comes to be denide. *

* See page 171.

JOHN MILTON.

1608-1674.

Paradise Lost.

Book i. Line 648.

Who overcomes
By force, hath overcome but half his foe.

Book ii. Line 51.

My sentence is for open war.

Book ii. Line 561.

And found no end, in wandering mazes lost.

Comus.

Line 13.

That golden key That opes the palace of eternity.

Line 103.

Midnight shout and Revelry,
Tipsy dance and Jollity.

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