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|
|10.||Epitaph On The Tombstone Of A Child||5/9/2001|
|12.||To The Fair Clarinda||5/9/2001|
|13.||A Thousand Martyrs I Have Made||5/9/2001|
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, ...