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Than Things inanimate is the less kind,
And more severe than shows an human Mind.

- Thyrfis. .
On tender Tops of Grass the Lambkins feed; .
For hungry Wolves the tender Lambkins bleed; .
But cruel Love is ever fed with Tears,
Yet never full, or satisfied appears.

. Amintas. .
Ah! Thou mistak'st, Lave will have other Food;
Cloy'd with my Tears, he now demands my Blood :
Love, and her Eyes, drink hourly from my Veins;
Ah ! quickly drain forth all, and end my Pains.

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Our last Quotation on the Subject of the Complaints of Lovers, shall be from Guarini ; and now, Reader, if thou art delighted with fine Poetry, (as if thou art not, little Pleasure will arise to thee from reading this Book, it being of the Life and Writings of a Poet, who did little but what was in the Study and Pursuit thereof) thou shalt find no small Contentment and Delight. After that Amaryllis (notwithstanding the bears a very strong Affection for Mirtillo) has given him a Repulse and Denial, and he by her Command is withdrawn, the exclaims this Soliloquy: .; .

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