by Robert Herrick

I AM holy while I stand
Circum-crost by thy pure hand ;
But when that is gone, again
I, as others, am profane.

Circum-crost, marked round with a cross.

Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol II.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 30.

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