Astrophel and Stella: 56
The Countesse of Pembrokes Arcadia written by Sir Philip Sidney, Knight. Now the third time published with sundry new additions of the same author. Edinburgh: Printed by Robert Walde-graue, 1599. STC 22542.
1Fy schoole of Patience, Fy, your lesson is
2Far far too long to learne it without booke:
3What a whole week without one peece of looke,
4And thinke I should not your large precepts misse?
5When I might read those letters faire of blisse,
6Which in her face teach vertue, I could brooke
8As of a friend that meant not much amisse:
9But now that I alas do want her sight,
10What, dost thou think that I can euer take
12No Patience, if thou wilt my good, then make
13Her come, and heare with patience my desire,
14And then with patience bid me beare my fire.
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Marc R. Plamondon