PRINCES AND FAVOURITES.
by Robert Herrick
PRINCES and fav'rites are most dear, while they
By giving and receiving hold the play ;
But the relation then of both grows poor,
When these can ask, and kings can give no more.
Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol II.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 67.