Sinetes passions vppon his fortunes offered for an incense at the shrine of the ladies which guided his distempered thoughtes. The patrons patheticall posies, sonets, maddrigals, and rowndelayes. Together with Sinetes dompe. By Robert Parry Gent.
Parry, Robert, fl. 1540-1612.
REtire you thoughts vnto your wonted place,
Or let your place be where your thought are prent;
Newe ioyes approching with a kindely grace:
And hope that blossoms on affections dent.
Excelling worth lyeth buried in my brest,
Loue eke concealing paine in tombe of heart,
Each ioy is griefe wherewith thou art opprest;
Yound is thy griefe but sudden old thy smart.
Rich is thy choyce desire hath twise a neede,
Eu'n so my hope would reape hope to sustaine,
Bearing in my heart the wish of heartie deede,
Sealing selfe and lore high concealed vaine.
Vnspotted trust and truth ty'd to the same,
Loue keeping awe as awefull trust shall prooue,
Amongst the stings where heart doth feele the flame,
Such is the meaning of my fixed loue,
Such be her hart my dolors to remooue.