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The Accompt

If thou dost the number know
Of the leaves on every bough,
If thou can'st the reckoning keep
Of the sands within the deep;
Thee of all men will I take,
And my Love's accomptant make.
Of Athenians first a score
Set me down; then fifteen more;
Add a regiment to these
Of Corinthian mistresses,
For the most renown'd for fair
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Reyvrex Questor Reyes 19 September 2012
I like this Archaic rendering. There is beauty in the olden poets' English. Homer should write this way.
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