Quotation by William Alexander Stirling, Earl O

Oh, if thy pride did not our joys control,
What world of loving wonders shouldst thou see!
For if I saw thee once transformed in me,
Then in thy bosom I would pour my soul;
William Alexander, Earl O Stirling (1580?–1640), Scottish poet, courtier. Aurora: Sonnet (l. 5–8). . .

Golden Treasury of the Best Songs & Lyrical Poems in the English Language. Francis Turner Palgrave, comp. With a fifth book selected by John Press. (5th ed., 1964) Oxford University Press.
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