Treasure Island

George Wither

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

Poems of George Wither

21. Sonnet: On A Stolen Kiss 4/16/2010
22. Sonnet: On The Death Of Prince Henry 4/16/2010
23. The Choice 1/3/2003
24. The Contented Man's Morice 4/16/2010
25. The Lord Is King 4/16/2010
26. The Lover's Resolution 1/4/2003
27. The Manly Heart 1/1/2004
28. The Marigold 1/3/2003
29. The Muse 4/16/2010
30. The Steadfast Shepherd 1/3/2003
31. The Virtuous Man 4/16/2010
32. Time is a Fading-flowre, that's found 1/1/2004
33. Tobacco 4/16/2010
34. Veil, lord, mine eyes till she be past 1/1/2004

The Lover's Resolution

SHALL I, wasting in despair,
Die because a woman 's fair?
Or make pale my cheeks with care
'Cause another's rosy are?
Be she fairer than the day,
Or the flow'ry meads in May,
   If she think not well of me,
   What care I how fair she be?

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