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English Poetry. Robert Herrick. Anthea’s Retractation. Роберт Геррик (Херрик).

Robert Herrick (Роберт Геррик (Херрик))

Anthea’s Retractation

     Anthea laugh'd, and, fearing lest excess
     Might stretch the cords of civil comeliness
     She with a dainty blush rebuked her face,
     And call'd each line back to his rule and space.

Robert Herrick’s other poems:

  1. The Present Time Best Pleaseth
  2. The Definition of Beauty
  3. The Ceremonies for Candlemas Day
  4. The Hock-Cart, or Harvest Home: to the Right Honourable Mildmay, Earl of Westmorland
  5. The Cheat of Cupid; or, the Ungentle Guest

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