George Wither

(11 June 1588 – 2 May 1667 / Bentworth, Hampshire)

George Wither Poems

21. Song I 4/16/2010
22. Shall I Wasting in Despair 1/3/2003
23. Rhomboidal Dirge 4/16/2010
24. Psalm LVII 10/25/2014
25. Psalm CXLVIII 4/16/2010
26. Prelude 4/16/2010
27. Lord! When Those Glorious Lights I See 4/16/2010
28. Lilies Without, Lilies Within 4/16/2010
29. I Loved a Lass 1/3/2003
30. Her Beauty 4/16/2010
31. From 'The Motto' 10/25/2014
32. From A Satire Written To King James I 4/16/2010
33. For Seasonable Weather 10/25/2014
34. For Anniversary Marriage-Days 4/16/2010
35. Change 4/16/2010
36. Amarillis I Did Woo 4/16/2010
37. A Widow's Hymn 1/3/2003
38. A Sonnet Upon a Stolen Kiss 4/16/2010
39. A Rocking Hymn 4/16/2010
40. A Poet's Home 4/16/2010

I Loved a Lass

I loved a lass, a fair one,
As fair as e’er was seen;
She was indeed a rare one,
Another Sheba Queen:
But, fool as then I was,
I thought she loved me too:
But now, alas! she’s left me,
Falero, lero, loo!
Her hair like gold did glister,

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