Astrophel and Stella: 66
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.
1And do I see some cause a hope to feed.
2Or doth the tedious burd'n of long wo
3In weakened minds, quick apprehending breed,
4Of euerie image, which may comfort show?
5I cannot brag of word, much lesse of deed,
6Fortunes wheeles still with me in one sort slow,
7My wealth no more, and no whit lesse my need,
9And yet amid all feares a hope there is,
10Stolne to my heart since last faire night, nay day,
11Stellas eyes sent to me the beames of blisse,
12Looking on me, while I lookt other way:
13But when mine eies back to their heau'n did moue,
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