by Robert Herrick

THOU gav'st me leave to kiss,
    Thou gav'st me leave to woo ;
Thou mad'st me think, by this
    And that, thou lov'dst me too.

But I shall ne'er forget
    How, for to make thee merry,
Thou mad'st me chop, but yet
    Another snapp'd the cherry.

Chop-cherry, another name of cherry-bob.

Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 178.

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