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  • noun Plural form of playnt.


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  • Yet cannot all these flames in which I fry, her hart more harde then yron soft awhit; ne all the playnts and prayers with which I doe beat on th'anduyle of her stubberne wit:

    Amoretti and Epithalamion

  • Bring therefore all the forces that ye may, and lay incessant battery to her heart, playnts, prayers, vowes, ruth, sorrow, and dismay, those engins can the proudest loue conuert.

    Amoretti and Epithalamion

  • So I alone now left disconsolate, mourne to my selfe the absence of my loue: and wandring here and there all desolate, seek with my playnts to match that mournful doue

    Amoretti and Epithalamion

  • But still the more she feruent sees my fit: the more she frieseth in her wilfull pryde: and harder growes the harder she is smit, with all the playnts which to her be applyde.

    Amoretti and Epithalamion


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