UPON JULIA'S FALL.|
by Robert Herrick
JULIA was careless, and withal
She rather took than got a fall ;
The wanton ambler chanc'd to see
Part of her legs' sincerity :
And ravish'd thus, it came to pass,
The nag (like to the prophet's ass)
Began to speak, and would have been
A-telling what rare sights he'd seen
And had told all ; but did refrain
Because his tongue was tied again.
Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 13.
Created by Anniina Jokinen on September 27, 1998.