by Robert Herrick

CHOOSE me your valentine,
    Next let us marry—
Love to the death will pine
    If we long tarry.

Promise, and keep your vows,
    Or vow ye never—
Love's doctrine disallows
    Troth-breakers ever.

You have broke promise twice,
    Dear, to undo me,
If you prove faithless thrice
    None then will woo ye.

  Jan Vermeer.  Woman in Blue.
Jan Vermeer. Woman in Blue.

Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 36-7.

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