Frederick W. Sternfeld and David Greer (eds), English Madrigal Verse: 1588–1632 (Third Edition)

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Editor’s Notei

  • 1Like two proud armies marching in the field,
  • 2Joining a thund'ring fight, each scorns to yield;
  • 3So in my heart your Beauty and my Reason,
  • Critical Apparatus4The one claims the crown, the other says 'tis treason.
  • 5But O your Beauty shineth as the sun,
  • 6And dazzled Reason yields as quite undone.

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Editor’s Note
i. Compare the similar war-like tone of vi and Watson 1590, xxvi.
Critical Apparatus
4 'tis] it's C.
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