Was never eie did see that face, Was never eare did heare that tong, Was never minde did minde his grace, That ever thought the travell long; But eies and eares and evry thought Were with his sweete perfections caught.
An Elegie; or Friends Passion for his Astrophill.
Note 1. This piece (ascribed to Spenser) was printed in The Phnix Nest, 4to, 1593, where it is anonymous. Todd has shown that it was written by Mathew Roydon. [back]