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Sir George Etherege

(1635-1691 / England)

Poems of Sir George Etherege

1. Song 1/4/2003
2. Song from Love in a Tub 5/17/2001
3. To a Lady asking him how long he would love her 1/4/2003
4. To a Very Young Lady 5/17/2001


LADIES, though to your conquering eyes
Love owes his chiefest victories,
And borrows those bright arms from you
With which he does the world subdue,
Yet you yourselves are not above
The empire nor the griefs of love.

Then rack not lovers with disdain,
Lest Love on you revenge their pain:

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