The Nymph’s Reply

The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd BY SIR WALTER RALEGH If all the world and love were young, And truth in every Shepherd’s tongue, These pretty pleasures might me move, To live with thee, and be thy love. Time drives the flocks from field to fold, When Rivers rage and Rocks grow cold, And Philomel becometh dumb, The … Continue reading The Nymph’s Reply

The Passionate Shepherd

The Passionate Shepherd to His Love BY CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE Come live with me and be my love, And we will all the pleasures prove, That Valleys, groves, hills, and fields, Woods, or steepy mountain yields. And we will sit upon the Rocks, Seeing the Shepherds feed their flocks, By shallow Rivers to whose falls Melodious birds … Continue reading The Passionate Shepherd