Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, EPIGRAM, by HENRY KING (1592-1669)

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First Line: When arria to her paetus had bequeath'd
Last Line: Tis thine (my paetus) grieves and kills my heart.
Subject(s): Courtship

WHEN Arria to her Paetus had bequeath'd
The sword in her chaste bosom newly sheath'd;
Trust me (quoth she) My own wound feels no smart;
'Tis thine (My Paetus) grieves and kills my heart.

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