Richard Lovelace

(1618-1657 / London / England)

" To His Fairest Valentine Mrs. A. L. - Poem by Richard Lovelace

"Come, pretty birds, present your lays,
And learn to chaunt a goddess praise;
Ye wood-nymphs, let your voices be
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Comments about " To His Fairest Valentine Mrs. A. L. by Richard Lovelace

  • Abraham Gbenga Abraham Gbenga (9/26/2015 3:48:00 AM)

    Hmmm! Always the hero comes home! Lovely poem! (Report) Reply

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  • Aftab Alam Khursheed Aftab Alam Khursheed (11/27/2014 8:41:00 PM)

    To His Fairest Valentine a nice poem worth reading (Report) Reply

  • Leesaan Robertson Leesaan Robertson (4/13/2014 7:44:00 PM)

    This is a nice poem! well done (Report) Reply

  • Mawuena Eric (1/28/2014 6:26:00 PM)

    she is chaster than a turtle-dove
    I enjoyed this line most (Report) Reply

  • Carlos Echeverria (11/27/2012 11:10:00 AM)

    Catchy, has a nice beat and easy to listen to...must have made the top of the Elizabethan pop charts. (Report) Reply

  • Bruce Meyerson Bruce Meyerson (11/27/2012 4:29:00 AM)

    cool, I liked it, just 2 long (Report) Reply

  • Ratnakar Mandlik (11/27/2011 10:39:00 AM)

    A marvellous poem wherein the poet reemphasizes the eternal truth that for a lover his lady love is the best, most virtuous and most beautiful. (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh T A Ramesh T A (11/27/2011 10:01:00 AM)

    It's a beautiful poem by Richard Lovelace about his lady love who is more than heaven and more than above all a Nature's cabinet storing all blissful things of life in one! (Report) Reply

  • Cs Vishwanathan (11/27/2010 6:51:00 AM)

    This particular poem of Lovelace is a nearly full catalogue of all the similes and/or metaphors used by cavaliers and court poets of that era (16th/17th centuries) , only the shepherds and the bucolic similes are missing. From the rhythm of the verse it appears that this poem got its final shape after several revisions. This poem is wholly within its tradition of thought and presentation. (Report) Reply

  • Punsara Amarasinghe (11/27/2009 1:00:00 AM)

    Its good poetical work.........................well done............ (Report) Reply

  • Linda Hepner Linda Hepner (11/27/2005 12:45:00 PM)

    I assume to his Mrs! Lucky lady... I wonder if she darned stockings? (Report) Reply

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