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Iohn Dowland


III. Behold a wonder here.

      Behold a wonder here 
      Loue hath receiu'd his sight,
      Which manie hundred yeares,
      Hath not beheld the light.
      2 Such beames infused be
      By Cynthia in his eyes,
      At first haue made him see,
      And then haue made him wise.
      3 Loue now no more will weepe
      For them that laugh the while,
      Nor wake for them that sleepe,
      Nor sigh for them that smile.
      4 So powrefull is the beautie
      That Loue doth now behold,
      As loue is turn'd to dutie,
      That's neither blind nor bold.
      5 This Beautie shewes her might,
      To be of double kind,
      In giuing loue his sight
      And striking folly blind.

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