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What Is Love? by Ernest Dowson

What is Love? Is it a folly, Is it mirth, or melancholy? Joys above, Are there many, or not any? What is Love? If you please, A most sweet folly! Full of mirth and melancholy: Both of these! In its … Continue reading

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A Lady Dressed By Youth by Duchess of Newcastle Margaret Cavendish

Her hair was curls of Pleasure and Delight, Which on her brow did cast a glistening light. As lace her bashful eyelids downward hung: A modest countenance o’er her face was flung: Blushes, as coral beads, she strung to wear … Continue reading

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