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Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation 4 0 Browse Search
Apollodorus, Library and Epitome (ed. Sir James George Frazer) 4 0 Browse Search
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P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Arthur Golding), Book 10, line 243 (search)
brest did lay His hand. The Ivory wexed soft: and putting quyght away All hardnesse, yeelded underneathe his fingars, as wee see A peece of wax made soft ageinst the Sunne, or drawen to bee In divers shapes by chaufing it betweene ones handes, and so To serve to uses. He amazde stood wavering to and fro Tweene joy, and feare to be beeguyld, ageine he burnt in love, Ageine with feeling he began his wished hope to prove. He felt it verrye flesh in deede. By laying on his thumb, He felt her pulses beating. Then he stood no longer dumb But thanked Venus with his hart, and at the length he layd His mouth to hers who was as then become a perfect mayd. Shee felt the kisse, and blusht therat: and lifting fearefully Hir eyelidds up, hir Lover and the light at once did spye. The mariage that her selfe had made the Goddesse blessed so, That when the Moone with fulsum lyght nyne tymes her course had go, This Ladye was delivered of a Sun that Paphus hyght, Of whom the Iland takes that name.
P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Arthur Golding), Book 10, line 519 (search)
tripling hee became, and by and by a man, And every day more beawtifull than other he becam, That in the end Dame Venus fell in love with him: wherby He did revenge the outrage of his mothers villanye. For as the armed Cupid kist Dame Venus, unbeware An arrow sticking out did raze hir brest uppon the bare. The Goddesse being wounded, thrust away her sonne. The wound Appeered not to bee so deepe as afterward was found. It did deceyve her at the first. The beawty of the lad Nor unto Paphos where the sea beats round about the shore, Inflaamd her. To Cythera Ile no mynd at all shee had. Nor fisshy Gnyde, nor Amathus that hath of metalls store. Yea even from heaven shee did absteyne. Shee lovd Adonis more Than heaven. To him shee clinged ay, and bare him companye. And in the shadowe woont shee was to rest continually, And for to set her beawtye out most seemely to the eye By trimly decking of her self. Through bushy grounds and groves, And over Hills and Dales, and Lawnds and