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C.D. Warner, et al., comp. The Library of the World’s Best Literature.
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

To Carnations

By Robert Herrick (1591–1674)

STAY while ye will, or go;

And leave no scent behind ye;

Yet trust me, I shall know

The place where I may find ye:

Within my Lucia’s cheek

(Whose livery ye wear),

Play ye at hide-and-seek,—

I’m sure to find ye there.