In peticote of greene
Language: English 
In peticote of greene, 
Her haire about her eine, 
Phillis beneath an oake 
Sate milking her faire flocke: 
Among that strained moysture, rare delight! 
Her hand seem'd milke in milke, it was so white.

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This text was added to the website: 2018-11-26
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