compast

compast

(ˈkʌmpəst)
adj
archaic rounded
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Half yet remaines unsung, but narrower bound Within the visible Diurnal Spheare; Standing on Earth, not rapt above the Pole, More safe I Sing with mortal voice, unchang'd To hoarce or mute, though fall'n on evil dayes, On evil dayes though fall'n, and evil tongues; In darkness, and with dangers compast rouud, And solitude; yet not alone, while thou Visit'st my slumbers Nightly, or when Morn Purples the East: still govern thou my Song, URANIA, and fit audience find, though few.
So when the compast course of the vniuerse In sixe and thirtie thousand yeares is ronne, The bands of th'elements shall backe reuerse To their first discord, and be quite vndonne: The seedes, of which all things at first were bred, Shall in great Chaos wombe againe be hid.
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I compast hem a kynde cratte and kende hit hem deme, And amed hit in myn ordenaunce oddely dere, And dyght drwry therinne, doole alther-swettest; And the play ofparamores I portrayed myselven, And made therto a maner myriest of other.
More safe I Sing with mortal voice, unchang'd To hoarse or mute, though fall'n on evil days, On evil days though fall'n, and evil tongues; In darkness, and with dangers compast round, And solitude; yet not alone, while thou Visit'st my slumbers Nightly.
Two fairer beasts might not elswhere be found, / Although the compast world were sought around.
and evil tongues; | In darkness, and with dangers compast round' (PL vii.
12) Whether or not Chaucer had actually read Constantine's De Coitu (whose opening sentence Bartholomaeus seems to paraphrasing here) remains an open question,(13) but that such views circulated fairly widely in late fourteenth-century England may be inferred from the well-known passage in Cleanness in which God commends sexual union: 'I compast hem a kynde crafte and kende hit hem derne, / And amed hit in myn ordenaunce oddely dere' (697-8).