Aphra Behn

(10 July 1640 – 16 April 1689 / Wye, England)

Aphra Behn Poems

1. On The Death Of E. Waller, Esq. 12/31/2002
2. Song From Abdelazar 5/9/2001
3. A Congratulatory Poem 12/31/2002
4. Song : 'Love Armed' 1/1/2004
5. The Willing Mistress 3/31/2012
6. Love Arm'd 1/3/2003
7. The Disappointment 12/31/2002
8. Song 12/31/2002
9. The Dream 1/3/2003
10. Epitaph On The Tombstone Of A Child 5/9/2001
11. The Libertine 1/4/2003
12. To The Fair Clarinda 5/9/2001
13. A Thousand Martyrs I Have Made 5/9/2001
Best Poem of Aphra Behn

A Thousand Martyrs I Have Made

A thousand Martyrs I have made,
All sacrific'd to my desire;
A thousand Beauties have betray'd,
That languish in resistless Fire.
The untam'd Heart to hand I brought,
And fixt the wild and wandring Thought.

I never vow'd nor sigh'd in vain
But both, thô false, were well receiv'd.
The Fair are pleas'd to give us pain,
And what they wish is soon believ'd.
And thô I talked of Wounds and Smart,
Loves Pleasures only toucht my Heart.

Alone the Glory and the Spoil
I always Laughing bore away;
The Triumphs, ...

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