by Robert Herrick

HOW can I choose but love and follow her
Whose shadow smells like milder pomander ?
How can I choose but kiss her, whence does come
The storax, spikenard, myrrh, and laudanum ?

Pomander, ball of scent.

Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 227.

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