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Mary Wroth's Poetry: An Electronic Edition

Wroth Poem - F91 - Bee from the court of Loue, and reaſon torne

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Bee from the court of Loue, and reaſon torne
    for Loue in reaſon now doth putt his trust,
    deſert, and liking are together borne
    children of loue, and reaſon parents iust,

Reaſon aduiſer is, loue ruler must
    bee of the state wch crowne hee long hath worne
    yett ſoe as neither will in least mistrust
    the gouernment wher noe feare is of ſcorne,

Then reuerence both theyr mights thus made butt one,
    butt wantones, and all thoſe errors shun,
    wch wrongers bee, impostures, and alone
    maintainers of all follyes ill begunn;

Fruit of a ſowre, and vnwholſome ground
unprofitably pleaſing, and vnſound
Crown 10

Be from the court of Love and Reason torn,
    For Love in Reason now doth put his trust,
    Desert and liking are together born,
    Children of love and reason, parents just.

Reason adviser is, Love ruler must
    Be of the state which crown he long hath worn,
    Yet so as neither will in least mistrust
    The government where no fear is of scorn,

Then reverence both, their mights thus made but* one,
    But wantonness, and all those errors shun,
    Which wrongers be, impostures, and alone
    Maintainers of all follies ill begun;

Fruit of a sour, and unwholesome ground
    Unprofitably pleasing, and unsound.


'but' = 'of' in P.
10.

Bee from the Court of Loue, and reaſon torne,
    For Loue in Reaſon now doth put his truſt,
    Deſert and liking are together borne
    Children of Loue, and Reaſon, Parents iuſt.

Reaſon aduiſer is, Loue ruler muſt
    Be of the State, which Crowne he long hath worne;
    Yet ſo, as neither will in leaſt miſtruſt
    The gouernment where no feare is of ſcorn.

Then reuerence both their mights thus made of one,
    But wantonneſſe, and all thoſe errors ſhun,
    Which wrongers be, Impoſtures, and alone
    Maintainers of all follies ill begunne.

Fruit of a ſower, and vnwholeſome grownd
Vnprofitably pleaſing, and vnſound.
Crown 10

Be from the court of Love and Reason torn,
    For Love in Reason now doth put his trust,
    Desert and liking are together born,
    Children of love and reason, parents just.
    Reason adviser is, Love ruler must
    Be of the state which crown he long hath worn,
    Yet so as neither will in least mistrust
    The government where no fear is of scorn,
    Then reverence both, their mights thus made of one,
    But wantonness, and all those errors shun,
    Which wrongers be, impostures, and alone
    Maintainers of all follies ill begun;

Fruit of a sour, and unwholesome ground
    Unprofitably pleasing, and unsound.



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