by Robert Herrick

MORE discontents I never had
   Since I was born than here,
Where I have been, and still am sad,
   In this dull Devonshire ;
Yet, justly too, I must confess
   I ne'er invented such
Ennobled numbers for the press,
   Than where I loathed so much.

Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 21.

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