by Robert Herrick

PARDON my trespass, Silvia ; I confess
My kiss out-went the bounds of shamefastness :
None is discreet at all times ; no, not Jove
Himself, at one time, can be wise and love.

Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol II.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 116.

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