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Of Fawne and nymph Simethis borne was Acis, whoo became A joy to bothe his parents, but to mee the greater j
l were able for to tell you whither that the love
Of Acis, or the Cyclops hate did more my stomacke move.
Ther mee. But why
Rejecting Cyclops doost thou love dwarf Acis? Why say I
Preferst thou Acis unto mee? Well, let hiAcis unto mee? Well, let him liked bee
Both of himself, and also (which I would be lothe) of thee.
And if I catch him he shall feele that no where rest as then.
Anon the feend espyed mee and Acis where wee lay,
Before wee wist or feare Rocke, threw after him: of which a little peece
Did Acis overtake. And yit as little as it was,
It overwhelmed Acis whole. I wretched wyght (alas)
Did that which destnyes would permit. Foorthwith I brought to passe
That Acis should receyve the force his father had before.
His scarlet blood did issue from the lump, and mor an he erst had beene, and altogither gray)
Was Acis still. And being turnd to water, at this day