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John Lyly

(1554 - November 1606 / Kent, England)

Poems of John Lyly

1. A Dittie 1/3/2003
2. A Song of Daphne to the Lute 1/3/2003
3. Apelles' Song 1/3/2003
4. Apollo's Song 1/3/2003
5. Cards and Kisses 1/4/2003
6. Cupid and My Campaspe 1/3/2003
7. Eurymine's Song 1/3/2003
8. Fairy Revels 5/25/2012
9. Mother Bombie 1/3/2003
10. Oh, For a Bowl of Fat Canary 1/3/2003
11. Sappho's Song 1/3/2003
12. Song 1/3/2003
13. Spring's Welcome 1/4/2003
14. Syrinx 5/25/2012
15. Trico's Song 1/3/2003
16. Vulcan's Song: In Making of the Arrows 1/3/2003
17. What Bird So Sings, Yet So Does Wail? 1/3/2003

A Dittie

Behold her lockes like wiers of beaten gold,
her eies like starres that twinkle in the skie,
Her heauenly face not framd of earthly molde,
Her voice that sounds Apollos melodie,
The miracle of time, the [whole] worlds storie,
Fortunes Queen, Loues treasure, Natures glory.

No flattering hope she likes, blind Fortunes bait
nor shadowes of delight, fond fansies glasse,

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