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His Answer To a Question

by Robert Herrick, 1648

Some would know
  Why I so
Long still do tarry,
  And ask why
  Here that I
Live and not marry.
  Thus I those
  Do oppose:
What man would be here
  Slave to thrall,
  If at all
He could live free here?

Published in Hesperides

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