by Robert Herrick

JULIA and I did lately sit
Playing for sport at cherry-pit :
She threw ; I cast ; and, having thrown,
I got the pit, and she the stone.

Cherry-pit, a game in which cherry-stones were
pitched into a small hole.

Velazquez: Toilette of Venus
Velazquez: Toilette of Venus, National Gallery, London.

Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, Ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 20.

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