Unformatted text preview: underworld to become his queen. That come before the swallow dares, and take 139. take: bewitch. The winds of March with beauty; violets dim, 140 But sweeter than the lids of Juno's eyes 141 Or Cytherea's breath; pale primroses 142. Cytherea's: Venus'; primeroses: primroses. That die unmarried, ere they can behold 143 Bight Phoebus in his strength-a malady 144. Phoebus: the sun-god. Most incident to maids; bold oxlips and 145 The crown imperial; lilies of all kinds, 146 The flow'r-de-luce being one! O, these I lack, 147. flow'r-de-luce: fleur-de-lis. To make you garlands of, and my sweet friend, 148 To strew him o'er and o'er! 149 Florizel What, like a corse? 150. corse: corpse. Perdita No, like a bank for love to lie and play on; 151 Not like a corse; or if, not to be buried, 152 But quick and in mine arms. Come, take your flowers: 153. quick: alive. Methinks I play as I have seen them do 154 In Whitsun pastorals: sure this robe of mine 155. Whitsun pastorals: May...
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