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Whitney's Choice of Emblemes 50a


Betime when sleepe is sweete, the chattringe swallowe cries,
And doth awake the wearied wighte, before he would arise:
Which carpes the pratinge crewe, whoe like of bablinge beste:
Whose tounges doe make him almoste deafe, that faine would take his rest.