Richard Lovelace

(1618-1657 / London / England)

In Virgilium. Pentadii.

Poem by Richard Lovelace


Pastor, arator, eques; pavi, colui, superavi;
Capras, rus, hostes; fronde, ligone, manu.


A swain, hind, knight: I fed, till'd, did command:
Goats, fields, my foes: with leaves, a spade, my hand.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002

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