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017.F03.HE1 On the prais of a Brown Lasse.
017.F03.001 Marry and loue thy Flauia for shee
017.F03.002 Hath all things wherby others beauteous bee
017.F03.003 ffor though her eies be small, her mouth is great
017.F03.004 Though they be Iuorie yet her teeth be Ieate
017.F03.005 Though they be dimme yet shee is light enough
017.F03.006 And though her harsh haire fail, her skinn is rough.
017.F03.007 What though her skinn be yellow, her haire is red
017.F03.008 Giue her thine and shee hath a maidenhead.
017.F03.009 Thes things are beauties elements, wher these
017.F03.010 Meet in one, that needs must as perfect please
017.F03.011 If red and white, and each good quality
017.F03.012 Be in the wench ner ask wher they doe lie
017.F03.013 In buying things perfumde, wee ask if there
017.F03.014 be musk and amber in it, but not where.
017.F03.015 Though all her parts be not ith vsuall place
017.F03.016 Shee hath the Anagram of a good face
017.F03.017 If wee shall put the letters but one way
017.F03.018 In that lean dearth of words what might wee say?
017.F03.019 when by the Gam=vt some musitians mak
017.F03.020 A perfect song others will vndertak
017.F03.021 By the same Gam=vt changd to equall it
017.F03.022 Things singly good can neuer be vnfitt.
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017.F03.033 ffro****->>ffor< one nights reuills sik and gold we vse
017.F03.034 But in long iourneys%Y,%Z cloth and leather chuse.
017.F03.035 Beauty is barren oft: but husbands say
017.F03.036 Ther's the best land wher is the foulest way
017.F03.037 And what a soueraine plaister will shee bie
017.F03.038 If thy past sinnes haue taught thee iealousie?
017.F03.039 Here need no spies nor Eunuchs: her commit
017.F03.040 safe to thy foes; yeh to the marmosett.
017.F03.041 When Belgias citties their round countries drown
017.F03.042 That durty foulnes armes and guards their town,
017.F03.043 So doth her face guard her, and so for thee
017.F03.044 Which by occasion absent oft maist bee.
017.F03.045 Shee whos face lik the clouds turnes day to night [43]
017.F03.046 That mightier then the sea makes moores seem white
017.F03.047 Whom though seauen years shee in the street hath laide
017.F03.048 A nunnery durst receiue and think a maid
017.F03.049 And though in childbirth labor shee did lie
017.F03.050 Midwiues would swear twere but a Timpanie.
017.F03.051 If shee accuse her selfe, Ile credit lesse
017.F03.052 Then witches which impossibles confesse.
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