Men are suspicious; prone to discontent: Subjects still loathe the present Government.
Robert Herrick (1591 - 1674)
Source: Hesperides. Present Government Grievous
Contributed by: Zaady
Her pretty feet Like snails did creep A little out, and then, As if they started at bo-peep, Did soon draw in again.
Source: Hesperides. Upon Her Feet
"Tis sweet to think on what was hard t'endure.
l saw a fly within a bead Of amber cleanly buried.
Source: On a Fly Buried in Amber
Roses at first were white, Till thy co'd not agree, Whether my Sapho's breast, Or they more white sho'd be.
Source: Hesperides. How Roses Came Red
Fain would I kiss my Julia's dainty leg, Which is as white and hairless as an egg.
Source: Hesperides. On Julia’s Legs
"Twixt kings and tyrants there's this difference known; Kings seek their subjects' good: tyrants their own.
Source: Hesperides. Kings and Tyrants
I dare not ask a kiss; I dare not beg a smile; Lest having that, or this, I might grow proud the while. No, no, the utmost share Of my desire, shall be Only to kiss that air, That lately kissed thee.
Source: Hesperides. To Electra
You say, to me-wards your affection's strong; Pray love me little, so you love me long.
Source: Hesperides. Love me Little, Love me Long
Against diseases the strongest fence is the defensive virtue, abstinence.
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