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Live, sweet lord, to be the honour of your name, and receive this as your own,
from the hands of him who hath by many favours been long obliged to your most
honoured parents, and as in this representation your attendant Thyrsis, so now in
Bacchus, that first from out the purple grape Crushed the sweet poison of
misused wine, After the Tuscan mariners transformed, Coasting the Tyrrhene
shore, as the winds listed, On Circe's island fell (who knows not Circe, The
daughter of the ...
Night hath better sweets to prove, Venus now wakes, and wakens Love. Come,
let us our rites begin ; 'Tis only daylight that makes sin, Which these dun shades
will ne'er report. Hail, goddess of nocturnal sport, Dark -veiled Cotytto ! 7 to whom
Sweet Echo, sweetest nymph, that liv'st unseen Within thy airy shell,8 By slow
Meander's margent green, And in the violet-embroidered vale, Where the love-
lorn nightingale Nightly to thee her sad song mourneth well ; Canst thou not tell
me of ...
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
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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.