HOW PRIMROSES CAME GREEN.
by Robert Herrick
VIRGINS, time-past, known were these,
Troubled with green-sicknesses,
Turn’d to flowers : still the hue,
Sickly girls, they bear of you.
Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 77.
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