by Robert Herrick

NO more, my Silvia, do I mean to pray
For those good days that ne'er will come away.
I want belief ;  O gentle Silvia, be
The patient saint, and send up vows for me.

Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol II.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 2.

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