Robert Southwell

(1561 - 1595 / England)

Poems of Robert Southwell

1. A Child My Choice 1/1/2004
2. Content and Rich 4/20/2010
3. Look Home 1/1/2004
4. Love's Servile Lot 1/1/2004
5. Man's Civil War 1/1/2004
6. New Heaven, New War 3/4/2014
7. New Prince New Pomp 1/1/2004
8. The Burning Babe 1/4/2003
9. The Nativity of Christ 1/1/2004
10. Upon The Image Of Death 4/20/2010

Love's Servile Lot

LOVE, mistress is of many minds,
Yet few know whom they serve;
They reckon least how little Love
Their service doth deserve.

The will she robbeth from the wit,
The sense from reason's lore;
She is delightful in the rind,
Corrupted in the core.

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