LOVE ME LITTLE, LOVE ME LONG.
by Robert Herrick
YOU say, to me-wards your affection's strong ;
Pray love me little, so you love me long.
Slowly goes far : the mean is best : desire,
Grown violent, does either die or tire.
Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 61.
Created by Anniina Jokinen on February 29, 2000.