by Robert Herrick
LOVE bade me ask a gift,
And I no more did move
But this, that I might shift
Still with my clothes my love :
That favour granted was ;
Since which, though I love many,
Yet so it comes to pass
That long I love not any.
Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 124.