Charles Sackville

(Dorset, England / 24 January 1638 – 29 January 1706)

The Advice

Phyllis, for shame! let us improve
A thousand several ways
These few short minutes stol'n by love
From many tedious days.

Whilst you want courage to despise
The censure of the grave,
For all the tyrants in your eyes,
Your heart is but a slave.

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