Thomas Carew quotes

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Since to the awe of thy imperious wit
Our troublesome language bends, made only fit
Here lies a King that ruled as he thought fit
The universal monarchy of wit;
There shall the Queens of Love and Innocence,
Beauty, and Nature banish all offense
All things are lawful there that may delight
Nature or unrestrained appetite.
Ask me no more where Jove bestows,
When June is past, the fading rose;
But when with moving accents thou
Shalt constant faith and service vow,
The Lady Mary Villiers lies
Under this stone; with weeping eyes
For thou perhaps at thy return
May'st find thy Darling in an urn.
Know Celia, (since thou art so proud),
'Twas I that gave thee thy renowne:
And here the precious dust is layd;
Whose purely temper'd Clay was made
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