There is no more to say, but east and west, In go the speares sadly in the rest, In goth the sharp spur into the side, There see men who can just and who can ride; There shiver shaftes upon shieldes thick, He feeleth through the heart-spone the prick; Up springen speares, twenty feet in height, Out go the swordes to the silver bright; The helms they to-hewn and to-shred; Out burst the blood with stern streames
Besides artworks and rarities, the inn was famous for its elaborate water features, which, according to John Evelyn who visited in 1641, powered 'artificial Musique, noises of Beasts and Chirping of Birds,' as well as a many-branched chandelier 'spouting out streames
of Water instead of flames ...'
(19) Cowley professed Anglicanism, but his sympathetic attitude to Roman Catholicism is evident in this attack on the Presbyterian doctrine of predestination as man's cruelty dressed up as God's will: "If such foule Waters the fam'd Lake containe/ Let's rather drinke old Tybers Flood againe./ Let our great Thames pay Homage as before,/ Rather than new and worser streames
adore" (The Civil War III.74-7).
So soft streames
meet, so springs with gladder smiles Meet after long divorcement by the Iles: When Love (the child of likenesse) urgeth on Their Christal natures to an union.
(7) Some versions of the psalm link the waters more closely, as does Francis Davison's, whose mourners " with their streames
his [Euphrates'] streame
augmented," or Thomas Carew's, in which the weepers "filde the tyde" with their tears.
The point of the illustration is to show "golden streames
" said by one source to issue from Christ's body.
his blazing streames
/ threaten a deadly plauge from heau'n on earth .
In Xaindu did Cublai Can build a stately Pallace; encompassing sixteene miles of plaine ground with a wall, wherein are fertile Meddowes, pleasant Springs, delightfull Streames
, and all sorts of beasts of chase and game, and in the middest thereof a sumptuous house of pleasure, which may be removed from place to place.
Eumorphe worries that Amurath's amorous feelings resemble 'streames
All the wealth and worth in Arabia begins now to be in London house, and Tagus there flows in with her full streames
cloudes of darkenesse compasse him about, / Consuming fire shall goe before in streames
/ And burne up all his en'mies round about" (98-99).
Here the admyring her my mind did whett 5 To seeke thee God; so streames
do shew the head, But though I have found thee, and thou my thirst hast fed,