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Quotation by Andrew Marvell
Welcome the Creations Guest,
Lord of Earth, and Heavens Heir.
Lay aside that Warlike Crest,
And of Nature's banquet share:
Where the Souls of fruits and flow'rs
Stand prepar'd to heighten yours.
Andrew Marvell (1621–1678), British poet. A Dialogue between the Resolved Soul and Created Pleasure (l. 11–16). . .
The Complete Poems [Andrew Marvell]. Elizabeth Story Donno, ed. (1972, repr. 1985) Penguin.
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