Sir Charles Sedley

(1639 - 1701 / England)

Poems of Sir Charles Sedley

1. Child and Maiden 4/20/2010
2. Love still has something of the sea 1/1/2004
3. Phyllis Is My Only Joy 1/1/2004
4. Song 1/1/2004
5. Song A-La-Mode 4/20/2010
6. The Knotting Song 1/1/2004
7. To Celia 1/4/2003
8. To Chloris 1/4/2003
9. To Cloris 1/1/2004

The Knotting Song

"Hears not my Phyllis how the birds
Their feathered mates salute?
They tell their passion in their words:
Must I alone be mute?"
Phyllis, without frown or smile,
Sat and knotted all the while.

"The god of love in thy bright eyes
Does like a tyrant reign;

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