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To His Mistress Going To Bed

Rating: 2.7
Come, Madam, come, all rest my powers defy,
Until I labour, I in labour lie.
The foe oft-times having the foe in sight,
Is tired with standing though they never fight.
Off with that girdle, like heaven's zone glistering,
But a far fairer world encompassing.
Unpin that spangled breastplate which you wear,
That th' eyes of busy fools may be stopped there.
Unlace yourself, for that harmonious chime
Tells me from you, that now 'tis your bed time.
Off with that happy busk, which I envy,
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Marilyn Lott 05 September 2007
Whew! Gettin' warm in here! Love this and love how long ago it was written. I LOVE Poem Hunter!
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