Upon a Penny Loaf

Thy price one penny is in time of plenty, In famine doubled, 'tis from one to twenty. Thy price one penny is in time of plenty, In famine doubled, 'tis from one to twenty. Yea, no man knows what price on thee to set When there is but one penny loaf to get. Comparison. This […]

Upon a Looking Glass

In this see thou thy beauty, hast thou any, Or thy defects, should they be few or many. In this see thou thy beauty, hast thou any, Or thy defects, should they be few or many. Thou may'st, too, here thy spots and freckles see, Hast thou but eyes, and what their numbers be. But […]

Of Moses and His Wife

This Moses was a fair and comely man, His wife a swarthy Ethiopian; This Moses was a fair and comely man, His wife a swarthy Ethiopian; Nor did his milk-white bosom change her sin. She came out thence as black as she went in. Now Moses was a type of Moses' law, His wife likewise […]