THE WEEPING CHERRY.
I SAW a cherry weep, and why?
Why wept it ? but for shame
Because my Julia's lip was by,
And did out-red the same.
But, pretty fondling, let not fall
A tear at all for that :
Which rubies, corals, scarlets, all
For tincture wonder at.
Tincture, colour, dye.
Cherries and Gooseberries on a Table. [det.]
François Garnier, 1644. Le Louvre, Paris.
Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 12.
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