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Elegy V

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In summer's heat and mid-time of the day
To rest my limbs upon a bed I lay,
One window shut, the other open stood,
Which gave such light, as twinkles in a wood,
Like twilight glimpse at setting of the sun,
Or night being past, and yet not day begun.
Such light to shamefast maidens must be shown,
Where they must sport, and seem to be unknown.
Then came Corinna in a long loose gown,
Her white neck hid with tresses hanging down:

Resembling fair Semiramis going to bed
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* Sunprincess * 13 October 2015

.......enjoying the afternoon....great write ?

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Jennifer Young 22 May 2012

That poem is a bit racy.

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