BY WILLIAM BALDWIN, 1584.
moste pleasantly compil'd :
In time obscured was and so
siince that hath been exilde.
Exilde, because perchaunce at first|
it shewed the toyes and drifts,
Of such as then by wiles and willes
maintained Popish shifts.
Shifts, such as those in such a time
Abuse? yea sure, and that with spight,
Fel sure & vaine, if judgement right
Grace? nay sure ungratiousnes
Also to laugh? nay, rather weep
Abused? yea, and quite downe cast,
The Cat ful pleasantly wil shew|
some sleights that now are wrought ;
And make some laugh, which unto mirth
to be constrainde are loght.
Lothe? yea, for over passing greef,
Finde? yea, who can now boste but that
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