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Nor voice was heard, nor wight was seene in bowre or hall.
That earst  was sought to deck both bed and bowre
Personified in the being who presided over the Acrasian "bowre of blis."
Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol. 1 A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook
Astrophel, 28: “Merily masking both in bowre and hall,” etc.
Astrophel, 28: "Merily masking both in bowre and hall," etc.
There fayth doth fearlesse dwell in brasen towre, and spotlesse pleasure builds her sacred bowre.
Goe to my loue, where she is carelesse layd, yet in her winters bowre not well awake: tell her the ioyous time wil not be staid vnlesse she doe him by the forelock take.
I seeke her bowre with her late presence deckt, yet nor in field nor bowre I her can fynd: yet field and bowre are full of her aspect,
The neast of loue, the lodging of delight: the bowre of blisse, the paradice of pleasure, the sacred harbour of that heuenly spright.
Then bedde, or bowre, both which I fill with cryes,
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