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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Edmund Spenser. (1552?–1599) (continued)
 
276
    Behold, whiles she before the altar stands,
Hearing the holy priest that to her speakes,
And blesseth her with his two happy hands.
          Epithalamion. Line 223.
 
Richard Hooker. (1554?–1600)
 
277
    Of Law there can be no less acknowledged than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony of the world. All things in heaven and earth do her homage,—the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power.
          Ecclesiastical Polity. Book i.
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    That to live by one man’s will became the cause of all men’s misery.
          Ecclesiastical Polity. Book i.
 
John Lyly. (1554?–1606)
 
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    Cupid and my Campaspe play’d
At cards for kisses: Cupid paid.
He stakes his quiver, bow, and arrows,
His mother’s doves, and team of sparrows:
Loses them too. Then down he throws
The coral of his lip, the rose
Growing on ’s cheek (but none knows how);
With these, the crystal of his brow,
And then the dimple on his chin:
All these did my Campaspe win.
At last he set her both his eyes:
She won, and Cupid blind did rise.
  O Love! has she done this to thee?
  What shall, alas! become of me?
          Cupid and Campaspe. Act iii. Sc. 5.
 

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