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The Flea by John Donne

Mark but this flea, and mark in this, How little that which thou deniest me is; It sucked me first, and now sucks thee, And in this flea our two bloods mingled be; Thou know’st that this cannot be said … Continue reading

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The Disappointment by Aphra Behn

One Day the Amarous Lisander, By an impatient Passion sway’d, Surpris’d fair Cloris, that lov’d Maid, Who cou’d defend her self no longer; All things did with his Love conspire, The gilded Planet of the Day, In his gay Chariot, … Continue reading

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A Rapture by Thomas Carew

I will enjoy thee now, my Celia, come, And fly with me to Love’s Elysium. The giant, Honour, that keeps cowards out, Is but a masquer, and the servile rout Of baser subjects only bend in vain To the vast … Continue reading

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To Lucasta, Going to the Wars by Richard Lovelace

Tell me not, Sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast, and quiet mind To war and arms I fly. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field; And with a … Continue reading

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