Lines Traced Under An Image Of Amor Threatening

Herman Melville 1819 – 1891



Fear me, virgin whosoever
Taking pride from love exempt,
Fear me, slighted. Never, never
Brave me, nor my fury tempt:
Downy wings, but wroth they beat
Tempest even in reason's seat.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Scheme ABABCC
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 184
Words 33
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 6

Herman Melville

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