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    It is most true, what we call Cupid’s dart
    An image is, which for ourselves we carve
    And, fools, adore in temple of our heart,
    —Sir Philip Sidney (1554–1586)

    Thus, with child to speak, and helpless in my throes,
    Biting my truant pen, beating myself for spite:
    Fool! said my muse to me, look in thy heart, and write.
    Sir Philip Sidney (1554–1586)

    Our noble King, King Henery the eighth,
    Ouer the riuer of Thames past hee.
    —Unknown. Sir Andrew Barton. . .

    English and Scottish Ballads (The Poetry Bookshelf)

    Night hath closed all in her cloak,
    Twinkling stars love-thoughts provoke,
    Danger hence good care doth keep,
    Jealousy itself doth sleep;
    —Sir Philip Sidney (1554–1586)