Quotation by Andrew Marvell

Here thou art painted in the dress
Of an inhuman murderess;
Examining upon our hearts
Thy fertile shop of cruel arts:
Engines more keen than ever yet
Adorned tyrant's cabinet,
Of which the most tormenting are
Black eyes, red lips, and curled hair.
Andrew Marvell (1621–1678), British poet. The Gallery (l. 9–16). . .

The Complete Poems [Andrew Marvell]. Elizabeth Story Donno, ed. (1972, repr. 1985) Penguin.
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