To peare and see me, meaning to vndoe me: Cam’st thou to know, or be but once perusing Th’vnsought occasions, which thou gau’st vnto me: Thou should’st not haue where-with to more torment |(me: (60) Nor I to pay the fault my rashnes lent me.
FINIS. Bar. Yong.
¶ Montana the Shepheard, his loue to Aminta. +
I Serue Aminta, whiter then the snowe, Straighter then Cedar, brighter then the glasse: More fine in trip, then foote of running Roe, More pleasant then the field of flowring grasse. (5) More gladsome to my withering ioyes that fade: Then Winters Sunne, or Summers cooling shade.
Sweeter then swelling Grape of ripest wine, Softer then feathers of the fairest Swan: Smoother then Iet, more stately then the Pine, (10) Fresher then Poplar, smaller then my span. +Clearer then Phœbus fierie pointed beame: Or Icie crust of Christals frozen streame. +
Yet is she curster then the Beare by kinde, And harder harted then the aged Oake: (15) More glib then Oyle, more fickle then the winde, More stiffe then steele, no sooner bent but broake. Loe thus my seruice is a lasting sore: Yet will I serue, although I die therefore.
FINIS. Shep. Tonie.