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smooth and clear the Fountain was
In which his Face Narcissus spy'd,
He for himself despair'd and dy’d:
The Lark before the Mirror plays,
Which some deceitful Swain has set;
Pleas'd with her self she fondly stays
To die deluded in the Net:
Those Graces op'ning in their Bloom,
Your riper Glories to consume:
Let Pride no more give Nature Law,
Power enslaves : Her Form, like yours, bright Cynthia saw
Reflected on the Chrystal Waves, Yet priz’d not all her Charms above The Pleasure of Endymion's Love.
V. No V.
No longer let your Glass fupply
Too just an Emblem of your Breast;
Love's Image has appear'd imprest;
[Eyes? HY, lovely Babe, does Plumber seal your
See, fair Aurora blushes in the Skies! The Sun, which gave you Birth, in bright Array Begins his Course, and ushers in the Day.
Calmly Serene and Glorious to the View
[Span, *Fair Beauty's Bud! when Time shall stretchthy Confirm thy Charms, and ripen thee to Man, How shall each Swain, each beauteous Nymph
[complain? For Love each Nymph, for Envy ev'ry Swain. What matchless Charms shall thy full Noon adorn, When so admir'd, so glorious is thy Morn? So glorious is thy Morn of Life begun, That all to thee with Admiration run, Turn Persians, and adore the rising Sun. So Fair thou art, that if great Cupid be A Child, as Poets say, sure thou art he. Fair Venus would mistake thee for her
own, Did not thy Eyes proclaim thee not her Son. . There all the Lightnings of thy Mother's fine, Their radiant Glory and their Sweetness join,
[thine. To dhew their fatal Pow'r; and all their Charms,in