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"The Silk Gown". Watercolour by Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929), 1885. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

Upon Julia's Clothes  (1648) 
by Robert Herrick
Published in Hesperides, 1648



Upon Julia's ClothesEdit


Whenas in silks my Julia goes,
Then, then, methinks, how sweetly flows
That liquefaction of her clothes.

Next, when I cast mine eyes and see
That brave vibration each way free;
O how that glittering taketh me!


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