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

To a Very Young Lady

Sweetest bud of beauty, may
No untimely frost decay
Th' early glories which we trace
Blooming in thy matchless face:
But kindly opening, like the rose,
Fresh beauties every day disclose,
Such as by Nature are not shown
In all the blossoms she has blown:
And then, what conquest shall you make,

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