Quotation by Richard Lovelace

Here we'll strip and cool our fire
In cream below, in milk-baths higher;
And when all wells are drawn dry,
I'll drink a tear out of thine eye.
Richard Lovelace (1618–1658), British poet. To Amarantha, That She Would Dishevel Her Hair (l. 21–24). . .

Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250–1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (New ed., rev. and enl., 1939) Oxford University Press.
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