Andrew Marvell quotes

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And shew that Nature wants an Art
To conquer one resolved Heart.
Had I but any time to lose,
On this I would it all dispose.
Welcome the Creations Guest,
Lord of Earth, and Heavens Heir.
But physic yet could never reach
The maladies thou me dost teach:
O who shall from this dungeon raise
A soul enslaved so many ways?
The forward Youth that would appear
Must now forsake his Muses dear,
March indefatigably on,
And for the last effect
Though Justice against Fate complain,
And plead the antient Rights in vain:
Henothing common did, or mean,
Upon the memorable Scene:
But with his keener Eye
The Axes edge did try:
He hangs in shades the orange bright,
Like golden lamps in a green night,
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