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(25) Thy graces to obscure, With such a froward husband, and so base She meant thereby most sure That Cupids force, and loue thou should’st embrace, For ’tis a force to loue, no wondrous case. (30) Then care no more for kin, And doubt no more, for feare thou must forsake, To loue thou must begin, And from hence-forth this question neuer make, If that thou should’st a secret Louer take
(35) Of force it doth behooueThat thou should’st be belou’d, and that againe (Faire Mistresse) thou should’st loue, For to what end, what purpose, and what gaine, Should such perfections serue? as now in vaine (40) My loue is of such art, That (of it selfe) it well deserues to take In thy sweete loue a part: Then for no Shepheard, that his loue doth make, (Sweet life) doe not my secret loue forsake.

FINIS. Bar. Yong.

¶ Another of the same, by Firmius the Shepheard. +

I F that the gentle winde doth moue the leaues with pleasant sound, If that the Kid behinde Is left, that cannot finde (5) her Dam, runnes bleating vp and downe: