Verse > Anthologies > Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. > The Oxford Book of English Verse
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. 1919. The Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250–1900.
  
Thomas D'Urfey. 1653–1723
  
395. Chloe Divine
  
CHLOE 's a Nymph in flowery groves, 
  A Nereid in the streams; 
Saint-like she in the temple moves, 
  A woman in my dreams. 
 
Love steals artillery from her eyes,         5
  The Graces point her charms; 
Orpheus is rivall'd in her voice, 
  And Venus in her arms. 
 
Never so happily in one 
  Did heaven and earth combine:  10
And yet 'tis flesh and blood alone 
  That makes her so divine. 
 
 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors