Jealousy poems/ page 7 of 16 /
He only said it once-the marble closed-
There was a man enclosed within that image.
There was a force that tried Proportion's rule
And died without a legend or a cue
To bring it back. The shadow-Lees still live.
But the first-person and the singular Lee?
MAR. We know that you are not a theologian but a philosopher, and that
you treat of philosophy and not of theology.
To A Lady, Who Presented To The Author A Lock Of Hair Braided With His Own, And Appointed A Night In
These locks, which fondly thus entwine,
In firmer chains our hearts confine
Than all th' unmeaning protestations
Which swell with nonsense love orations.