THE ROCK OF RUBIES, AND
THE QUARRY OF
SOME ask'd me where the rubies grew,
And nothing I did say :
But with my finger pointed to
The lips of Julia.
Some ask'd how pearls did grow, and where ;
Then spoke I to my girl,
To part her lips, and show'd them there
The quarelets of Pearl.
Quarelets, little squares.
| ||Neroccio. Portrait of a Lady, 1490.|
Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 28.
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