by Robert Herrick

PERMIT me, Julia, now to go away ;
Or by thy love decree me here to stay.
If thou wilt say that I shall live with thee,
Here shall my endless tabernacle be :
If not, (as banish'd), I will live alone
There where no language ever yet was known.

Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 72.

Joseph Heintz (1564-1609). Adonis Parting from Venus.
Joseph Heintz (1564-1609).
Adonis Parting from Venus.
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