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SONNET.

As, in a dusky and tempestuous night,

A star is wont to spread her locks of gold,
And while her pleasant rays abroad are roll'd,
Some spiteful cloud doth rob us of her sight:
Fair soul, in this black age so shin'd thou bright,
And made all eyes with wonder thee behold;
Till ugly Death, depriving us of light,
In his grim misty arms thee did enfold.
Who more shall vaunt true beauty here to see?
What hope doth more in any heart remain,
That such perfections shall his reason rein,
If beauty, with thee born, too died with thee?
World, plain no more of Love, nor count his harms;
With his pale trophies Death has hung his arms.

MADRIGAL.

I FEAR not henceforth death,

Sith after this departure yet I breathe.
Let rocks, and seas, and wind,
Their highest treasons show;
Let sky and earth combin'd
Strive (if they can) to end my life and woe;
Sith grief cannot, me nothing can o'erthrow;
Or, if that aught can cause my fatal lot,
It will be when I hear I am forgot.

MADRIGAL.

TRITONS, which bounding dive

Through Neptune's liquid plain,
When as ye shall arrive

With tilting tides where silver Ora plays,
And to your king his wat'ry tribute pays,
Tell how 1 dying live,

And burn in midst of all the coldest main.

POLEMO-MIDDINIA

INTER VITARVAM ET NEBERNAM.

NYMPHAE, quæ colitis highissima monta Fifaea,
Seu vos Pittenwema tenent, seu Crelia crofta,
Sive Anstraea domus, ubi nat Haddocus in undis,
Codlineusque ingens, ubi Fleucca et Sketta pererrant
Per costam, et scopulis Lobster monifootus in udis
Creepat, et in mediis ludit Whitenius undis:
Et vos Skipperii, soliti qui per mare breddum
Vaide procul lanchare foris, iterumque redire,
Linquite skellatas botas, shippasque picatas,
Whistlante que simul fechtam memorate bloodæam,
Fechtam terribilem, quam marveliaverat omnis
Banda Deum,quoque Nympharum Cockelshelearum
Maia ubi sheepifeda, atque ubi Solgoosifera Bassa
Swellant in pelago, cum Sol bootatus Edenum
Postabat radiis madidis et shouribus atris,

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Quo viso ad fechtæ noisam cecidere volucres
Ad terram, cecidere grues, plish plashque dedere
Solgoose in pelago prope littora Bruntiliana;
Sea-sutor obstupuit, summique in margine saxi
Scartavit prælustre caput, wingasque flapavit;
Quodque magis, alte volitans Heronius ipse
Ingeminans clig clag mediis shitavit in undis.

Namque a principio Storiam tellabimus omnem,
Muckrelium ingentem turbam Vitarva per agros
Nebernæ marchare fecit, et dixit ad illos,
"Ite hodie armati greppis, dryvate caballos
Nebernæ per crofta, atque ipsas ante fenestras.
Quod si forte ipsa Neberna venerit extra,
Warrantabo omnes, et vos bene defendebo."

Hic aderant Geordy Akinhedius, et little Johnus, Et Jamy Richæus, et stout Michel Hendersonus, Qui jolly tryppas ante alios dansare solebat, Et bobbare bene, et lassas kissare bonaeas; Duncan Olyphantus, valde stalvartus, et ejus Filius eldestus jolyboyus, atque oldmoudus, Qui pleugham longo gaddo dryvare solebat; Et Rob Gib wantonus homo, atque Oliver Hutchin, Et ploucky-fac'd Watty Strang, atque in-kneed Alsinder Atken [nium, Et Willy Dick heavy-arstus homo, pigerrimus omQui tulit in pileo magnum rubrumque favorem, Valde lethus pugnare, sed hunc Corngrevius heros Noutheadum vocavit, atque illum forcit ad arma. Insuper hic aderant Tom. Taylor, et Hen. Wat

sonus,

Et Tomy Gilchristus, et fool Jocky Robinsonus
Andrew Alshenderus, et Jamy Tomsonus, et unus
Norland-bornus homo, valde valde Anticovenanter,
Nomine Gordonus, valde blackmoudus, et alter
(Deil stick it ignoro nomen) slavry beardius homo
Qui pottas dightavit, et assas jecerat extra.

Denique præ reliquis Geordeuin affatur, et inquit, Georde mi formane, inter stoutissimus omnes, Huc ades et crook-saddelos, hemmasque, creilesque, Brechemmesque simul omnes bindato jumentis; Amblentemque meum naggum, fattumque mariti Cursorem, et reliquos trottantes sumito averos. In cartis yokkato omnes, extrahito muckam Crofta per et riggas, atque ipsas ante fenestras Nebernæ, et aliquid sin ipsa contra loquatur, In sydis tu pone manus, et dicito fart jade.

Nec mora, formannus cunctos flankavit averos, Workmannosque ad workam omnes vocavit, et illi

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Extemplo cartas bene fillavere jigantes:
Whistlavere viri, workhorsosque ordine swieros
Drivavere foras, donec iterumque iterumque
Fartavere omnes, et sic turba horrida mustrat,
Haud aliter quam si cum multis Spinola troupis
Proudus ad Ostendam marchasset fortiter urbem.
In erea ante alios Dux Piper Laius heros
Præcedens, magnamque gerens cum burdine pypam
Incipit Harlai cunctis sonare batellum.
Tunc Neberna furens yettam ipsa egressa, vidensque
Muck-cartas transire viam, valde angria facta
Non tulit affrontam tantam, verum, agmine facto,
Convocat extemplo Barowmannos atque Ladæos,
Jackmannumque, Hiremannos, Pleughdrivsters at-
que Pleughmannos,

Tumlantesque simul reekoso ex kitchine boyos,
Hunc qui dirtiferas tersit cum dishclouty dishas,
Hunc qui gruelias scivit bene lickere plettas,
Et saltpanuifumos, et widebricatos fisheros,
Hellæosque etiam salteros duxit ab antris,
Coalheughos nigri girnantes more Divelli,
Lifeguardamque sibi sævas vocat improba lassas,
Maggeam magis doctam milkare cowæas,
Et doctam sweepare flooras, et sternere beddas,
Quæque novit spinnare, et longas ducere threedas;
Nansæam, claves bene quæ keepaverat omnes,
Yellantemque Elpen, longobardamque Anapellam,
Fartantemque simul Gyllam, gliedamque Katæam
Egregie induram blacko caput sooty clouto;
Mammæamque simul vetulam, quæ sciverat apte
Infantum teneras blande oscularier arsas;
Quæque lanam cardare solet greasy-fingria Betty.
Tum demum hungræos ventres Neberna gruelis
Farsit, et guttas rawsuinibus implet amaris,
Postea newbarmæ ingentem dedit omnibus haustum,
Staggravere omnes, grandesque ad sydera riftas
Barmifumi attollunt, et sic ad prælia marchant.
Nec mora, marchavit foras longo ordine turma,
Ipsa prior Neberna suis stout facta ribaldis,
Rustæum manibus gestans furibunda gulæum:
Tandem Muckreilios vocat ad pell-mellia flaidos.
"Ite, ait, uglæi Fellows, si quis modo posthac
Muckifer has nostras tentet crossare fenestras,
Juro quod ego ejus longum extrahabo thrapelium,
Et totam rivabo faciem, luggasque gulæo hoc
Ex capite cuttabo ferox, totumque videbo
Heartbloodum fluere in terram." Sic verba finivit.
Obstupuit Vitarva diu dirtfluida, sed inde
Couragium accipiens, Muckreilios ordine cunctos
Middini in medio faciem turnare coegit.

O qualem primo fleuram gustasses in ipso Battelli onsetto! Pugnat Muckreilius Heros Fortiter, et Muckam per posteriora cadentem In creilibus shoolare ardet. Sic dirta volavit.

O quale hoc hurly burly fuit, si forte vidisses Pypantes arsas, et flavo sanguine breeckas Dripantes, hominumque heartas ad prælia faintas!

Printed by C. Whittingham, 103, Goswell Street.

O qualis firy fary fuit, namque alteri nemo
Ne vel footbreddum yerde yieldare volebat,
Stout erat ambo quidem, valdeque hardhearta ca-
terra!

Tum vero e medio Muckdryvster prosilit unus
Gallantæus homo, et greppam minatur in ipsam
Nebernam, (quoniam misere scaldaverat omnes)
Dirtavitque totam peticotam gutture thicko,
Pearlineasque ejus skirtas, si kamque gownæam,
Vasquineamque rubram Mucksherda begariavit.
Et tunc ille fuit valde faint heartus, et ivit
Valde procul, metuens shottam woundumque pro-
fundum.

Sed nec valde procul fuerat revengia in illum;
Extemplo Gillea ferox invasit, et ejus
In faciemn girnavit atrox, et Tigrida facta
Bublentem grippans berdam, sic dixit ad illum:
Vade domum, filthæe nequam, aut te interficiabo.
Tunc cum gerculeo magnum fecit Gilly whip-
pum,

Ingentemque manu sherdam levavit, et omnem Gallantæi hominis gashbeardam besmeariavit; Sume tibi hoc, inquit, sneezing valde operativum, Pro præmio, Swingere, tuo; tum denique fleido Ingentem Gilly wamphra dedit, validamque nevellam,

Ingeminatque iterum, donec his fecerit ignem
Ambobus fugere ex oculis; sic Gylla triumphat.
Obstupuit bombaizdus homo, backumque repente
Turnavit veluti nasus bloodasset; et O fy!
Ter quater exclamat, et ô quam fœde neezavit !
Disjuniumque omne evomuit valde hungrius homo,
Lausavitque supra atque infra, miserabile visu,
Et luggas necko imponens, sic cucurrit absens;
Non audens gimpare iterum, ne worsa tulisset.

Hæc Neberna videns yellavit turpia verba,
Et fy, fy! exclamat, prope nunc victoria losta est.
Nec mora, terribilem fillavit dira canonem,
Elatisque hippis magno cum murmure fartam
Barytonam emisit, veluti Monsmegga cracasset.
Tum verò quackarunt hostes, flightamque repente
Sumpserunt, retrospexit Jackmannus, et ipse
Sheepheadus metuit sonitumque ictumque buleti.

Quod si king Spanius, Philippus nomine, septem Hisce consimiles habuisset forte canones Batterare Sluissam, Sluissam dungasset in assam. Aut si tot magnus Lodovicus forte dedisset Ingentes fartas ad moenia Montalbana, Ipsam continuo townam dungasset in yerdam:

Exin Corngrevius, wracco omnia tendere videns, Consiliumque meum si non accipitis, inquit, Pulchras scartabo facies, et vos worriabo: Sed needlo per seustram broddatus, inque privatas Partes stobbatus, greitans, lookansque grivate, Barlafumel clamat, et dixit, O Deus! O God! Quid multis? sic fraya fuit, sic guisa peracta est, Una nec interea spillata est droppa cruoris.

END OF VOL. V.

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