To His Coy Mistress
To His Coy Mistress Quotes
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HAD we but world enough, and time, This coyness, Lady, were no crime (lines 1-2)
My vegetable love should grow Vaster than empires, and more slow (lines 11-12)
But at my back I always hear Time's wingèd chariot hurrying near (lines 21-22)
Freedom and Confinement Quotes
This coyness, Lady, were no crime (line 2)