Aphra Behn

  • I

    How strong does my passion flow,
    Divided equally twixt two?
    Damon had ne'er subdued my heart
    Had not Alexis took his part;
    Nor could Alexis powerful prove,
    Without my Damon's aid, to gain my love.


    When my Alexis present is,
    Then I for Damon...

  • Love in Fantastique Triumph satt,
    Whilst bleeding Hearts around him flow'd,
    For whom Fresh pains he did create,
    And strange Tryanic power he show'd;
    From thy Bright Eyes he took his fire,
    Which round about, in sport he hurl'd;
    But 'twas from mine he took...