by Robert Herrick

AS lately I a garland bound,
'Mongst roses I there Cupid found ;
I took him, put him in my cup,
And drunk with wine, I drank him up.
Hence it is that my poor breast
Could never since find any rest.

Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 119.

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