Anne Killigrew

(1660- 16 June 1685 / London)

Extemporary Counsel Given To A Young Gallant In A Frolick. Poem by Anne Killigrew


As you are Young, if you'l be also Wise,
Danger with Honour court, Quarrels despise;
Believe you then are truly Brave and Bold,
To Beauty when no Slave, and less to Gold;
When Vertue you dare own, not think it odd,
Or ungenteel to say, I fear a God.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 21, 2010

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