Detail View: LUNA: Folger Manuscript Transcriptions Collection: A book of verses collected by me, R. Dungarvan [manuscript].

Digital Image File Name: 
142177
Source Call Number: 
V.a.125
Source Title: 
A book of verses collected by me, R. Dungarvan [manuscript].
Image Details: 
Part I. When reading Part I, Part II is inverted and reversed.
Source Creator: 
Burlington, Richard Boyle, Earl of, 1612-1698, compiler.
Source Created or Published: 
ca. 1630
Physical Description: 
folio 24 verso || folio 25 recto
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
Hamnet Catalog Link: 
http://hamnet.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=229445
Transcription: 
The rest where all rest lyes that blessed Man That Indian mine that streight of Magellan . That worlde = deuiding Gulfe which who soe ventures With Swelling sayles & rauish't sences enters Into a worlde of blisse. Pardon I pray If my rude muse presame here to display Secrets vnknowne, or haue her bounds ore past In praying sweetenesse which I nere shall tast. Staru'd men know there's meat & blind men may Though hid from them yet thinke there is a day. A rover in the marke his arrow Sticks Sometimes as well as hee that shutes att pricks And if I meight direct my shaft aright The black marke would I hit & not the white page break 25. X On Tom Patten In the great yeare Six hundred & to When all wise men had more to doe Then to get children from the earth Their sprang a Hetoroclite birth A doubtfull issue Cotsal from Enhaled was they cal'd it Tom. This like a man not such an one As cunning caruers cutt in Stone. Or curious caruers doe compose This hath lesse Sence & Soule then those. But like a country Solomon Drawn by mine hostesse in his throne Iudging in Ale who is beguild As th' other in the Harlots childe Haue you seene children counterfit A face in lome, the wall being wet And by mistaking their true grounds Intend a mans & make a hounds. Soe nature when shee meant it least Brought forth a mans & meant a beasts. A head it had & eares, & eyes And nose & mouth soe farr tis wise But cleaue him downe, downe to the Renes And you shall neuer hurt his braines. His
Credit: 
Transcriptions made by Shakespeare's World volunteers (shakespearesworld.org), participants in EMROC classes and transcribathons (emroc.hypotheses.org), participants in Folger paleography classes and transcribathons, and Folger docents.