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  • Title: Venus and Adonis (Quarto 1, 1593)
  • Editor: Hardy M. Cook
  • ISBN: 978-1-55058-411-0

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    Author: William Shakespeare
    Editor: Hardy M. Cook
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    Venus and Adonis (Quarto 1, 1593)

    He sees her comming, and begins to glow:
    Euen as a dying coale reuiues with winde,
    And with his bonnet hides his angrie brow,
    340Lookes on the dull earth with disturbed minde:
    Taking no notice that she is so nye,
    For all askance he holds her in his eye.