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But now, to please the fairy king,
And antic feats devise ;
In Edwin's wond'ring eyes.
Till one at last, that Robin hight,
Has hent him up aloof;
To spraul unneath the roof.
From thence, “ Reverse my charm,” he cries, “ And let it fairly now suffice
“The gambol has been shown." But OBERON answers with a smile, “ Content thee, EDWIN, for a while,
“ The 'vantage is thine own.”
Here ended all the phantom-play;
And heard a cock to crow;
To warn them all to go.
Then screaming all at once they ily,
Poor EDWIN falls to floor :
Forlorn his state, and dark the place,
Through all the land before.
But soon as Dan APOLLO rose,
lle feels his back the less;
Which made him want success.
With lusty livelyhed he talks,
His story soon took wind;
Without a bunch behind.
The story told, Sir Topaz mov'd,
To see the revel scene :
At close of eve he leaves his home,
And wends to find the ruin'd dome
All on the gloomy plain.
As there he bides, it so befell,
A shaking seiz’d the wall;
And music fills the hall.
But certes sorely sunk with woe
His spirits in him dye:
- A man is near, “A mortal passion, cleeped fear,
“ Hangs flagging in the sky."
With that Sir Topaz, hapless youth !
Intreats them pity graunt;
To tread the circled haunt;
" Ah losell vile, at once they roar : “ And little skill'd of fairie lore,
" Thy cause to come, we know: “ Now has thy kestrell courage fell ; “ And fairies, since a lye you tell,
Are free to work thee woe."
Then Will, who bears the wispy fire
The caitiff upward flung;
Where whilome Edwin hung.
The revel now proceeds apace,
They sit, they drink, and eat;
Till all the rout retreat.
By this the stars began to wink,
And down y-drops the knight :
Beyond the length of night.