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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]
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Upon the honourable Gentlewoman Mrs. Jane Lane,
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Upon the honourable Gentlewoman Mrs. Jane Lane,

who was by Gods providence a most happy Instrument to convey our Soveraign Lord King Charles out of the hands of Rebels from England to Holland.

Have you observ'd the sun sometimes to shroud
His glorious head, and lustre in a cloud?
Thus God was pleas'd to hide our gracious King
Under a woman's most auspicious wing.
'Tis strange a woman could so silent be
In things of moment, and great secresy.
She was the weaker vessel; God thought fit
To make her weak in strength, but strong in wit.
To save her Countrey Holofernes head
Brave Judith cut off on his wanton bed;
But many traytorous hands did vex this Nation,
Which Jane cut off by Charls his preservation.
Let noble Ladies sing, and Virgins dance
Before this Judith our deliverance.
Praise God for this High-work, and be content
To honor her, as Gods great instrument.
No fading garland of sweet flowers, or bayes.
Shall crown her head, but everlasting praise.