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  • Whereat I stood musing and commending to my selfe the ingenious and apt inuention of the Arthist, in the vse of such a stone, which of his owne nature to contrarie proportions affoorded contrarie coulers, and in such sort as by the raysing vp of hir small plummage aboue hir seare, hir beack halfe open, and hir toung appearing in the middest thereof, as if she had beene resolutely intended, and eagerly bent to haue gorged hir selfe vpon it.

    Hypnerotomachia The Strife of Loue in a Dreame

  • 2540: Were red hot Steele, to seare me to the Braines,

    Richard III (1623 First Folio Edition)

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