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<T Per><L 1><Y M><P A2><C X> <D {Enter Gower.}>To sing a Song that old was sung, From ashes, auntient {Gower} is come, Assuming mans infirmities, To glad your eare, and please your eyes: And Lords and Ladyes in their liues, Haue red it for restoratiues: The purchase is to make men glorious, <S {Et bonum quo Antiquius eo melius}>: If you, borne in those latter times, When Witts more ripe, accept my rimes; And that to heare an old man sing, May to your Wishes pleasure bring: I life would wish, and that I might Waste it for you, like Taper light. This {Antioch}, then {Antiochus} the great, Buylt vp this Citie, for his chiefest Seat; The fayrest in all {Syria.}This King vnto him tooke a Peere, Who dyed, and left a female heyre, So bucksome, blith, and full of face, As heauen had lent her all his grace: With whom the Father liking tooke, And her to Incest did prouoke: Bad child, worse father, to intice his owne <P A2v> To euill, should be done by none: But custome w . . .