6] imp'd: repaired, from the practice (in falconry) of grafting new feathers to an injured falcon's wing.
15] mystic forms: i.e., her supernatural soul, the soul being the "form" of the body.
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Original text: Thomas Carew, Poems (J. D. for T. Walkley, 1640). STC 4620.
First publication date: 1640
RPO poem editor: N. J. Endicott
RP edition: 3RP 1.219.
Recent editing: 4:2002/2/7
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