Sarah Fyge

(1670 - 1723 / England)

Sarah Fyge Poems

1. The Emulation 1/1/2004
2. To Philaster 1/1/2004
3. The Repulse To Alcander 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Sarah Fyge

The Repulse To Alcander

What is't you mean, that I am thus approach'd,
Dare you to hope, that I may be debauch'd?
For your seducing Words the same implies,
In begging Pity with a soft Surprise,
For one who loves, and sighs, and almost dies.
In ev'ry Word and Action doth appear,
Something I hate and blush to see or hear;
At first your Love for vast Respect was told,
Till your excess of Manners grew too bold,
And did your base, designing Thoughts unfold.
When a Salute did seem to Custom due,
With too much Ardour you'd my Lips pursue;
My Hand, with which you ...

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