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ROSA THE COMPLAINT OF ROSAMOND, BY SAMUEL DANIEL, KEYPUNCHED FROM THE 1594 EDITION, THE COPY IN THE HUNTINGTON LIBRARY, BY LOUIS ULE, MAY 9, 1979. ) THE COMPLAINT OF ROSAMOND. OUT FROM THE HORROR OF INFERNAL DEEPS, MY POOR AFFLICTED GHOST COMES HERE TO 'PLAIN IT, ATTENDED WITH MY SHAME THAT NEVER SLEEPS, THE SPOT WHEREWITH MY KIND AND YOUTH DID STAIN IT. MY BODY FOUND A GRAVE WHERE TO CONTAIN IT. A SHEET COULD HIDE MY FACE, BUT NOT MY SIN, FOR FAME FINDS NEVER TOMB T' ENCLOSE IT IN. AND WHICH IS WORSE, MY SOUL IS NOW DENIED, HER TRANSPORT TO THE SWEET ELYSIAN REST, THE JOYFUL BLISS FOR GHOSTS REPURIFIED, TH' EVER-SPRINGING GARDENS OF THE BLEST. CHARON DENIES ME WAFTAGE WITH THE REST. AND SAYS, MY SOUL CAN NEVER PASS THE RIVER, TILL LOVERS' SIGHS ON EARTH SHALL IT DELIVER. SO SHALL I NEVER PASS, FOR HOW SHOULD I PROCURE THIS SACRIFICE AMONGST THE LIVING? TIME HATH LONG SINCE WORN OUT THE MEMORY, BOTH OF MY LIFE, AND LIVES UNJUST DEPRIVING, SORROW FOR ME IS . . .
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