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To Lucasta, Going to the Wars
To Lucasta, Going to the Wars
by Richard Lovelace


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As far as 17th-century poems go, "To Lucasta" keeps it simple. There really isn't any difficult vocabulary and the syntax is pretty clear. And, as a bonus, the poem's overall themes are not difficult to grasp.

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