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Edward Farr, ed.  Select Poetry of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth.  1845.
 
Sonnet XXXI
V. Barnaby Barnes
 
O GLORIOUS Patrone of eternall blisse!
  Victorious Conqueror of Hell and Death!
  Oh that I had whole westerne windes of breath!
My voice and tongue should not be so remisse;
My notes should not be so rare and demisse:        5
  But everie river, forrest, hill, and heath,
  Should eccho forth his praise; and underneath
The world’s foundations sound that it is His!
  Hee which did place the world’s foundations;
Hee which did make the sunne, the moone, and starres;        10
  Who with his bloud redeem’d all nations,
And, willing, none from Paradise debarres:—
  Shall not all instruments and voices sounde
  His glories, which in all these things abounde?
 
 
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