CLOTHES DO BUT CHEAT AND COZEN US.|
by Robert Herrick
AWAY with silks, away with lawn,
I'll have no scenes or curtains drawn ;
Give me my mistress, as she is,
Dress'd in her nak'd simplicities ;
For as my heart, e'en so mine eye
Is won with flesh, not drapery.
Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 193.
Master of the Fontainebleau School.
Diane de Poitiers. c.1570.
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