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Cho. Soldiers suspected of their courage goe,
That ensignes and their breasts untorne show:
Still in my heart, still strongly in mine eye? Lu. Shadowes no longer than the sun remaine,
But whē his beams, that made 'em, fly, they
fly. Cho. Vaine dreames of love! that only so much blisse
Allow us, as to know our wretchednesse;
IV Alex. No, whilst light raigns, Lucasta still rules here,
And all the night shines wholy in this sphere. Lu. I know no morne but my. Alexis ray,
- To my dark thoughts the breaking of the day.
Chorus Alex. So in each other if the pitying sun Thus keep us fixt, nere may his course be run! Lu.
And oh! if night us undivided make;
SET BY MR. WILLIAM LAWES
I lov’d, I lov'd thee best,
I swore as I profest.
My oathes too did endure.
I swore my selfe thy sacrifice
Which now are alter'd white,
And by the glorious light
Only the gellie's left.
TUCASTA wept, and still the bright
L Inamour'd god of day, With his soft handkercher of light,
Kist the wet pearles away.
II But when her teares his heat or’ecame,
In cloudes he quensht his beames, And griev'd, wept out his eye of flame,
So drowned her sad streames.
At this she smiled, when straight the sun
Cleer'd by her kinde desires; And by her eyes reflexion
Fast kindld there his fires.
TO LUCASTA. FROM PRISON
TONG in thy shackels, liberty
I ask not from these walls, but thee; Left for awhile anothers bride, To fancy all the world beside.
First I would be in love with Peace,