Joseph Addison

(1672-1719 / England)

On The Lady Manchester


While haughty Gallia's dames, that pread
O'er their pale cheeks, an artful red,
Beheld this beauteous stranger there
In native charms, divinely fair;
Confusion in their looks they show'd;
And with unborrow'd blushes glow'd.

Submitted: Thursday, April 15, 2010

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