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Here lies a she sun , and a he moon here , She gives the best light to his sphere ,
Or each is both , and all , and so They unto one another nothing owe . DONNE .
Who but Donne would have thought that a good man is a telescope ? Tho ' God ...
Who would imagine it possible that in a very few lines so many remote ideas
could be brought together : Since ' tis my doom , Love ' s undershrieve , Why this
reprieve ? Why doth my She Advowson fly Incumbency ? To sell thyself dost thou
Of his Mistress bathing : The fish around her crouded , as they do To the false
light that treach ' rous fishers Thew , And all with as much ease might taken be ,
As she at first took me : For ne ' er did light so clear Among the waves appear ,
No , - “ Sir , says his lordship in confusion , but I “ like her company , because she
has so much " wit . ” “ Why then , says the king , do you « not lig with my lord of
Winchester there ? Waller ' s political and poetical life began nearly together .
... proves that it was written when she had brought many children . We have
therefore no date of any other poetical production before that which the murder of
the duke of Buckingham occasioned : the steadiness with which the king
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