lovelihead

lovelihead

(ˈlʌvlɪˌhɛd)
n
an obsolete word for loveliness
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The first quatrain and as clause focuses on the face of a friend that at times appears "unto thy sight," "Ghastly and strange," but when visualized mentally appears "to all fortunate favor wed." (10) The second as quatrain introduces the parallel simile vehicle of the facial features of the dead beloved, which, when remembered, always appear "a livelier lovelihead."