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Thus here

you

see a shared heart, But I, mean while, the fool : Each in it has an equal part,

But neither yet the whole.

Nor will it, if I right forecast,

To either wholly yield :
I find the time approaches fast,

When both must quit the field.

XVI. Set by Mr. DE FESCH

FAREWEL, Amynta, we must part;

The charm has lost its power, Which held so fast my captiv'd heart

Until this fatal hour,

Hadst thou not thus my love abus'd,

And us’d me ne'er fo ill, Thy cruelty I had excus'd,

And I had lov'd thee still.

But know, my soul disdain'd thy swayne

And scorns thy charms and thee,
To which each futtering coxcomb may

As welcome be as me.
Think in what perfect bliss you reign’d,

How lov'd before thy fall;
And now,

alas ! how much disdain'd By me, and scorn’d by all.

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ACCEPT, my love, as true a heart.

As ever lover gave:
'Tis free (it vows) from any aft,
And proud to be your

Nave.
Then take it kindly, as 'twas meant,

And let the giver live :
Who, with it, would the world have sent,

Had it been his to give.
And, that Dorinda may not fear

I e'er will prove untrue,
My vows shall, ending with the year,

With it begin anew.

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XVIII. Set by Mr. DE FESCH.

NANNY bluhes when I woo her,

And, with kindly-chiding eyes, Faintly says, I shall undo her,

Faintly, O forbear! she cries. But her breasts while I am pressing,

While to her's my lips I join, Warm'd she seems to taste the blessing,

And her killes answer mine. Undebauch'd by rules of honour,

Innocence with nature charms One bids, gently push me from her,

T'other, take me in her arms.

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XIX. Set by Mr. SMITH.

SINCE
INCE we your husband daily see

So jealous out of season,
Phillis, let

you To make him so with reason.

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While fretting I must lie alone,

Cursing the powers divine,
That undeservedly have thrown

A pearl unto a swine.
Then, Phillis, heal my wounded heart,

My burning passion cool;
Let me at least in thee have part

With thy insipid fool.

XX. Set by C. R. PHILLIS, give this humour over,

We too long have time abus'd; I shall turn an errant rover,

If the favour 's ftill refus'd.

Faith! 'tis nonsense out of measure,

Without ending thus to see Women forc'd to taste a pleasure

Which they love as well as we. Let not pride and folly share you,

We were made but to enjoy ; Ne’er will age or censure spare you,

E’er the more for being coy, Never fancy Time's before you,

Youth, believe me, will away; Then, alas! who will adore you,

Qr to wrinkles tribute pay?

All

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All the swains on you attending

Show how much your charms deserve ; But, mifer-like, for fear of spending,

You amidst your plenty starve, While a thousand freer laffes,

Who their youth and charms employ, *Though your beauty their's surpasses, Live in far more perfect joy.

XXI.
CASTE, my Nannette, my lovely maid !

Hafte to the bower thy swain has made;
For thee alone I made the bower,
And strew'd the couch with many a flower.
None but my sheep shall near us come:
Venus be prais'd ! my sheep are dumb.
Great God of Love ! take thou my crook,
To keep the wolf from Nannette's flock.
Guard thou the sheep, to her so dear;
My own, alas ! are less my care.
But, of the wolf if thou 'rt afraid,
Come not to us to call for aid;
For with her swain my love shall stay,
Though the wolf stroll, and the sheep stray.

XXII. Set by Mr. DE FESCH.
INCE by ill fate I’m forc'd away,

And snatch'd so foon from those dear arms;
Against my will I must obey,

And leave those sweet endearing charms.

SINCE

Yet

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