Robert Herrick

(1591-1674 / London / England)

Up Scoble - Poem by Robert Herrick

Scobble for whoredom whips his wife and cries
He'll slit her nose; but blubbering she replies,
"Good sir, make no more cuts i' th' outward skin,
One slit's enough to let adultery in.


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002



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