THE BROKEN CRYSTAL.
by Robert Herrick
TO fetch me wine my Lucia went,
Bearing a crystal continent :
But, making haste, it came to pass
She brake in two the purer glass,
Then smil'd, and sweetly chid her speed ;
So with a blush beshrew'd the deed.
Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 234.