The Glasse Of Time; In The First Age by Thomas Peyton

The Glasse Of Time; In The First Age

byThomas Peyton

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1885. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THE GLASSE OF IN THE SECOND TIME AGE. THE ARGUMENT. The sawed Muse by envious Foes is crost, Adam and Eve how each from other lost, Their first born sonne by cursed malice led. Unkindly wounds his dearest brother dead, Apostacy the cause of all this ill, The totall world on every side doth fill; With Blood, Oppression, Cruelty and Hate To waste, consume, and wonde each others state, The Church derived from the third born child, Is stained polluted, with Gaines race defiled, So that the World and all therein was found, Besides the arke were wash't away and drown'd. 1. Urania soveraigne of the muses nine Inspire my thoughts with sacred worke divine Come down from heaven, within my Temples rest, Inflame my heart and lodge within my breast, Grant me the story of this world to sing, The Glasse of Time, upon the stage to bring, Be Aye within me by thy powerful might, Governe my Pen, direct my speech aright, Even in the birth and infancy of Time, To the last age, season my holy rime: O lead me on, into my soul infuze, Divinest work, and still be thou my muse, That all the world may wonder and behold, To see times passe in ages manifold, And that their wonder may produce this end, To live in love their future lives to mend. 2. Then shall thy lookes with sacred lustre shine, The muses all within thy browes combine, Richly adorned with all the Nymphes and Graces, Shall sound thy praise with lovely pleasing faces, Joying to see thy glorious heavenly hap, The golden Ball cast down into thy lap: To thy delight and great contentment more, Then if the world were only thine in store. Though cursed Envy on thy Fortune frowne, Yet thy chaste Browes shall weare heavens laurel crowne, In future ages as the Muses Queene, Thy Temples wreath'd, shall ever flourish greene, And...

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Title:The Glasse Of Time; In The First AgeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217079989

ISBN - 13:9780217079983

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