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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.  The Library of the World’s Best Literature.
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes.  1917.
 
Song: ‘Would you know what’s soft?’
By Thomas Carew (1595?–1639?)
 
WOULD you know what’s soft? I dare
Not bring you to the down, or air,
Nor to stars to shew what’s bright,
Nor to snow to teach you white;
 
Nor, if you would music hear,        5
Call the orbs to take your ear;
Nor, to please your sense, bring forth
Bruisèd nard, or what’s more worth;
 
Or on food were your thoughts placed,
Bring you nectar, for a taste:        10
Would you have all these in one,
Name my mistress, and ’tis done.
 
 
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