by Robert Herrick

LOOK how the rainbow doth appear
But in one only hemisphere ;
So likewise after our decease
No more is seen the arch of peace.
That conv'nant's here, the under-bow,
That nothing shoots but war and woe.

Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 175.

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