Such wit, such sense, eyes, hands, there are no moe.
Note 1. First printed in The Arbor of Amorous Devises. In Dr. Grosarts edition of Breton he gives the date, 1597. Lines 12, Those eyes, etc.: Prof. Schelling marks the similarity of these lines to Hoods:
We thought her dying when she slept,
And sleeping when she died.
and adds, It seems to me the perfection of the light, fantastic rapture of an Elizabethan lover. (A Book of Elizabethan Lyrics.) [back]