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... Where the love-lorn nightingale Nightly to thee her sad song mourneth well ;
Canst thou not tell me of a gentle pair That likest thy Narcissus are ? Oh ! if thou
have Hid them in some flowery cave, Tell me but where, Sweet queen of parley, ...
Sweet queen of parley, daughter of the sphere, So mayst thou be translated to
the skies, And give resounding grace to all Heaven's harmonies. Sure something
holy lodges in that breast, And with these. Can any mortal mixture of earth's
I '11 speak to her, And she shall be my queen. Hail, foreign wonder ! Whom
certain these rough shades did never breed, Unless the goddess that in rural
shrine Dwell'st here with Pan, or Sylvan ; by blest song Forbidding every bleak
Do ye believe me yet ? or shall I call Antiquity from the old schools of Greece To
testify the arms of chastity ? Hence had the huntress Dian her dread bow, Fair
silver-shafted queen, for ever chaste, Wherewith she tamed the hrinded lioness
Wherewith she tamed the hrinded lioness And spotted mountain pard, but set at
nought The frivolous bolt of Cupid ; gods and men Feared her stern frown, and
she was queen o' the woods. What was that snaky-headed Gorgon shield That ...
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I much prefer John Kinsella's updated version 'A Dialogic Mask' which, rather engagingly, includes John Milton's original in a beautifully produced hardback. Comus is available from Arc Publications.