IDENTILIN$$ F107HH1|EpEliz|Huntington,EL6893(Bridgewater)|ff.45v-47v. /P:T-LP,o,1-6-92
107.HH1.HE1 Vppon the mariage
107.HH1.HE2 of /the Prynce Palatyne /& the Princes
107.HH1.HE3 on S%5t%6 /Valentynes /Daye| [45v]
107.HH1.001 Hayle Bisshop valentyne, whose day this is, [46]
107.HH1.002 all the Ayre is thy Dyocess,
107.HH1.003 & all the chirping choristers,
107.HH1.004 & other Birds are thy parishoners;
107.HH1.005 thou marryest euery yeare
107.HH1.006 the lirick Lark, & the graue whispering Dove,
107.HH1.007 the Sparrow, that neglects his lyfe for love,
107.HH1.008 the howshold birds, & the redd stomacher,
107.HH1.009 thou makst the blackbird speed as soone
107.HH1.010 as doth the goldfinch or the Halcyon,
107.HH1.011 The husband cock chucks out, & soone is spedd,
107.HH1.012 & meets his wife, w%5ch%6 brings her feather bedd
107.HH1.013 This daye more chierfully then ever shyne
107.HH1.014 this Day, w%5ch%6 might enflame thy selfe: /Owlde Valentyne.
107.HH1.015 2/Till now tho%u%6 warmdst, w%5th%6 multiplyeng loves
107.HH1.016 2 larks 2 Sparrowes, & 2 Doves,
107.HH1.017 all that is nothing vnto this,
107.HH1.018 For thou this daye cooplest 2 Phenixes,
107.HH1.019 Thou makst a Taper see
107.HH1.020 what the Sunne never sawe, & what the Arke
107.HH1.021 w%5ch%6 was of fowles & beasts the cage & park
107.HH1.022 did not contayne; one Bedd contayns through thee
107.HH1.023 two Phae%Lnixes; whose ioyned brests
107.HH1.024 are vnto one another mutuall neasts;
107.HH1.025 whose motions kindle such fyre as shall giue
107.HH1.026 yong Phae%Lnixes, & yet the olde shall lyve
107.HH1.027 whose loue & courage neuer shall declyne
107.HH1.028 but the whole yeare through, thy Daye /O valentyne?
107.HH1.029 3/Vp then faire Phae%Lnix bird, frustrate y%5e%6 sunne. [46v]
107.HH1.030 thy self, from thy affection
107.HH1.031 takst warmthe enough, & fro%M thyne eye
107.HH1.032 all lesser birds do take their iollity;
107.HH1.033 vp, vp faire bryde & call
107.HH1.034 Thy starres fro%M out their seu%5r%6all Boxes, take
107.HH1.035 thy Rubyes, Pearles & dyamonds forth & make
107.HH1.036 thy self a constellation of them all,
107.HH1.037 & by this blazing signifye
107.HH1.038 that a great Princes falls, but doth not dye
107.HH1.039 Be thou a newe starr, y%5t%6 to vs portends
107.HH1.040 ends of much wonder, & be thou those ends,
107.HH1.041 synce thou d'ost this day, in new glory shyne
107.HH1.042 may all men date Record from this /thy Valentyne
107.HH1.043 4/Com fourth, come fourth, & as one glorious flame
107.HH1.044 meeting another, grows y%5e%6 same
107.HH1.045 to->>so< meet thy Frederick, & soe
107.HH1.046 to an inseperable vnion growe.
107.HH1.047 Since seperation,
107.HH1.048 falls not on such things as are infinite,
107.HH1.049 nor things w%5ch%6 are but one, can disvnite.
107.HH1.050 yo%5u%6 are twice inseperable great, & one;
107.HH1.051 Go then, toe->>loe< where you%5r%6 Bishop stay%5s%6
107.HH1.052 BM:>>to make you one his way w%5ch%6 diuers wayes<<
107.HH1.053 must be effected, & when all is past;
107.HH1.054 & y%5t%6 yo%5u%6 are one by heart%Ys%Z, & hands made fast
107.HH1.055 You haue one way lefte, yo%5r%6 selues to entwyne
107.HH1.056 besides thy->>>this<< Bisshops knott, or Bishop /valentyne.
107.HH1.057 5/But oh, what ailes the Sunne, y%5t%6 heere he stayes [47]
107.HH1.058 Longer to daye, then other dayes,
107.HH1.059 stayes hee, from thee new light to gett,
107.HH1.060 & finding such %Ystorie%Z[RM:>>store<<] %Yfaire%Z[RM:>>here<<], is loth to sett;
107.HH1.061 & why do you twoe walke
107.HH1.062 so slowly pas't in this procession?
107.HH1.063 Is all your care but to be looked on,
107.HH1.064 & be to others spectacle & talke,
107.HH1.065 The feast with glorious delayes
107.HH1.066 is eaten, & to long their meat they praise.
107.HH1.067 The Masques com late, & I think will staye
107.HH1.068 Like Faries, till the Cocks crow them away,
107.HH1.069 Alass, did not antiquitee assigne,
107.HH1.070 a night, aswell as day to thee, O /valentyne.
107.HH1.071 6/They did, & night is com, & yet wee see
107.HH1.072 formallitie retarding thee,
107.HH1.073 What meane thes ladies, w%5ch%6, as though
107.HH1.074 they were to take a clock in peeces, goe
107.HH1.075 So nicely about the Bryde?
107.HH1.076 A Bride, before a good night should be sedd
107.HH1.077 should vanish from her clothes, into her bedd
107.HH1.078 as sowles from bodies steale, & are no%5t%6 spyde
107.HH1.079 but now shees laid, What though shee be,
107.HH1.080 yet there are more delayes,; for where is hee?
107.HH1.081 hee comes & passes thorough Sphere after sphere
107.HH1.082 first her sheetes, then her armes, then any where
107.HH1.083 Lett not this daye, then, but this night bee thyne
107.HH1.084 this day, but the->>>th'<< Eue to thee; O valentyne
107.HH1.085 7/Here lyes a shee sun%M, & a hee moone heer [47v]
107.HH1.086 shee giues the best light to his spheer
107.HH1.087 or each is both, or all, & soe
107.HH1.088 They vnto >>%^%5one%6<< another nothing owe:
107.HH1.089 & yet they doe, but are
107.HH1.090 so iust & rich in that coyne w%5ch%6 they paye,
107.HH1.091 that nether would, or needes forbeare or staye
107.HH1.092 neither desires to be spar'd, nor to spare,
107.HH1.093 they quicklie pay their dett, & then
107.HH1.094 take no acquittance but paye againe.
107.HH1.095 They pay, they giue, they lend, & so lett fall
107.HH1.096 no such occasion to be liberall:
107.HH1.097 more trueth, more courage in theise .2. doth shine
107.HH1.098 then all thy Turtles haue, & sparrowes, /Valentyne
107.HH1.099 8/And by this act of theise 2. Phae%Lnixes
107.HH1.100 nature againe restored is
107.HH1.101 for since these twoe, are .2. no more
107.HH1.102 Ther's but one Phae%Lnix still, as was before
107.HH1.103 Rest now at last, & wee
107.HH1.104 As Satyrs watch, & sunnes vprise will stay
107.HH1.105 Waiting when your eyes opening let out day
107.HH1.106 only desy'rd because your face wee see
107.HH1.107 others nere yo%5u%6 shall whispering \speak
107.HH1.108 and wagers laye, at w%5ch%6 syde day will break
107.HH1.109 & win by observing then whose hand it is
107.HH1.110 that opens first a curtayne, hers, or his
107.HH1.111 this will be tryde to morrow after nyne
107.HH1.112 to which hower, all thy day enlarge, /o Valentine
107.HH1.0SS om [whirlwind flourish]
107.HH1.0$$ Lines 2, 3, 5, 9 of each st ind; sts (except 1st) numbered in Arabic numerals; line 52 written in BM in a different handwriting from either Scribe A or B, with pointing hands marking its appropriate position; ll.59-60 orig wr as ll.45-56, then canceled.