JOHN LYLY, Alexander and Cam-
   paspe, 1584 ; acted 1581.


CUPID and my Campaspe played
At cards for kisses,—Cupid paid ;
He stakes his quiver, bow and arrows,
His mother's doves, and team of sparrows :
Loses them too ; then down he throws
The coral of his lip, the rose
Growing on's cheek (but none knows how) ;
With these the crystal of his brow,
And then the dimple of his chin :
All these did my Campaspe win.
At last he set her both his eyes ;
She won, and Cupid blind did rise.
O Love, has she done this to thee ?
What shall, alas !  become of me ?

Schelling, Felix E., Ed. A Book of Elizabethan Lyrics.
Boston: Ginn and Company, 1895. 19.

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