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.
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Sonetto. 26

VVHeare true desire, (in simpathie of minde)
Hath ioin'd the heartes, with APHRODITES de∣light;
There louing zeale, (to swete aspect inclin'd)
Will finde a time in spite of fortunes might.
ARGVS forefight, whose wake-full heedie eyes
Seeke to preuent the wynged Gods commaunde)
Is all to weake his charmes for to surprise;
Gainst whose resolue his cuning could not stande:
Yet if in Delphos sleepie laye the God,
Authoritie gainst Hundreth eies had fayld,
But MERCVRIE, with his enchaunting rod;
Brought all a sleepe; when Argus Ioue assayld:
Then since such happ•… to watching is assign'd,
Nothinge is harde where willing is the minde.