Francis Beaumont Long Poems

  • 1.
    Never more will I protest,
    To love a woman but in jest:
    For as they cannot be true,
    So, to give each man his due,
  • 2.
    If it might stand with justice to allow
    The swift conversion of all follies; now,
    Such is my mercy, that I could admit
    All sorts should equally approve the wit
  • 3.
    MY wanton lines doe treate of amorous loue,
    Such as would bow the hearts of gods aboue:
    Then Venus, thou great Citherean Queene,
    That hourely tript on the Idalian greene,
  • 4.
    Madam, so may my verses pleasing be,
    So may you laugh at them and not at me,
    'Tis something to you gladly I would say;
    But how to do't I cannot find the way.
  • 5.
    When Cupid read this title, straight he said,
    'Wars, I perceive, against me will be made.'
    But spare, oh Love! to tax thy poet so,
    Who oft bath borne thy ensign 'gainst thy foe;
  • 6.
    I sing the fortune of a luckless pair,
    Whose spotless souls now in one body be;
    For beauty still is Prodromus to care,
    Crost by the sad stars of nativity:
Total 6 Long Poems by Francis Beaumont

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