Christopher Marlowe

Canterbury, England
Christopher Marlowe
Canterbury, England
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Hero And Leander: The Second Sestiad

Rating: 2.8
By this, sad Hero, with love unacquainted,
Viewing Leander's face, fell down and fainted.
He kissed her and breathed life into her lips,
Wherewith as one displeased away she trips.
Yet, as she went, full often looked behind,
And many poor excuses did she find
To linger by the way, and once she stayed,
And would have turned again, but was afraid,
In offering parley, to be counted light.
So on she goes and in her idle flight
Her painted fan of curled plumes let fall,
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Deepak Kumar Pattanayak 13 January 2018
Such an adoration of love certainly excited the admiration and in fact a love of philosophy was kindled within Hero and Leander.......such an imposing and towering piece of poetry.........outstanding........thanks for sharing
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