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Flamma sine Fumo

or, poems without fictions. Hereunto are annexed the Causes, Symptoms, or Signes of several Diseases with their Cures, and also the diversity of Urines, with their Causes in Poetical measure. By R. W. [i.e. Rowland Watkyns]
1 occurrence of shall rise with fleas
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Christs Resurrection-day:
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1 occurrence of shall rise with fleas
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Christs Resurrection-day:

or Easter.

As when through misty clouds and troubled air
The Sun breaks forth, and makes the heavens fair,
So Christ the glorious Bridegroom, came this day
Out of his Chamber, where he secret lay;
The brighter Sun is up, whose pleasant rayes
Do bless the earth with good and happy dayes;
Display thy warmer beams, and to my heart
More fervent heat of zeal and love impart;
Death could not kill, or conquer life; nor might
The thickest darkness comprehend the light;
Had he bin still interr'd, then we had bin
For ever slaves to Satan, Death, and Sin;
The Jews to keep him there, (O fond conceit)
Roul'd to his grave a stone of heavy weight;
His body pierc't the stone, but was not able
To pierce their hearts far more impenetrable!
He could remove vast Mountains with his Word,
And in the Sea to them a grave afford;
The Mountain of my sins from me remove,
And drown them (Lord) in thy deep Sea of Love;
This joyful morning at the break of day
Our Saviour rose, and left his bed of clay:
Awake betimes (my soul) from slumber free,
And leave thou sin, before that sin leaves thee.