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CHAPTER VIII
PURITANS AND CAVALIERS II

Whoe'er she be,
That not impossible she,
That shall command my heart and me.

He goes on endowing her with every beauty and every virtue. He writes :

Her that dares be
What these lines wish to see :
I seek no further ; it is she.

He ought to end here, but he continues for several stanzas more. He is somewhat like the writers of seven or eight centuries earlier in his way of beginning a poem and writing on and on without any very definite plan. If some kind critic had only looked over the shoulder of this man who was capable of composing such charming bits of verse, we might have had from him some rarely beautiful poems.

Henry Vaughan 1622-1695. In 1650, the year after the death of Crashaw, Henry Vaughan, the Silurist, or Welshman, published his Silex Scintillans, or " sparks from the flintstone." He explains the title in one of his poems :

Lord ! thou didst put a soul here. If I must
Be broken again, for flints will give no fire
Without a steel, O let thy power clear
The gift once more, and grind this flint to dust !

The allusion to his being " broken " is explained by the fact that a long illness had turned his mind upon heaven rather than upon earth. Eternity was his one thought. His poem, The World, begins superbly :

I saw eternity the other night,
Like a great ring of pure and endless light,
All calm as it was bright.

This is a conceit, to be sure, but it is a glorious one.

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