Richard Lovelace
London / England
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" To His Fairest Valentine Mrs. A. L.

Rating: 3.0
"Come, pretty birds, present your lays,
And learn to chaunt a goddess praise;
Ye wood-nymphs, let your voices be
Employ'd to serve her deity:
And warble forth, ye virgins nine,
Some music to my Valentine.

"Her bosom is love's paradise,
There is no heav'n but in her eyes;
She's chaster than the turtle-dove,
And fairer than the queen of love:
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MAHTAB BANGALEE 25 January 2021
there is love where the bosom has been the heaven of lover and beloved; there is love where the thoughts have been the peaceful planning of heavenly gods.
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Chinedu Dike 21 August 2019
A very passionate piece of poetry.
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Sylvaonyema Uba 05 February 2017
Nice piece! Sylva-Onyema Uba.
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Ejalonibu Abraham 26 September 2015
Hmmm! Always the hero comes home! Lovely poem!
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Aftab Alam Khursheed 27 November 2014
To His Fairest Valentine a nice poem worth reading
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Leesaan Robertson 13 April 2014
This is a nice poem! well done
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Mawuena Eric 28 January 2014
she is chaster than a turtle-dove I enjoyed this line most
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Carlos Echeverria 27 November 2012
Catchy, has a nice beat and easy to listen to...must have made the top of the Elizabethan pop charts.
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Bruce Meyerson 27 November 2012
cool, I liked it, just 2 long
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Ratnakar Mandlik 27 November 2011
A marvellous poem wherein the poet reemphasizes the eternal truth that for a lover his lady love is the best, most virtuous and most beautiful.
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