by Anonymous / Unidentified Author

By beauteous softness
Language: English 
By beauteous softness mix'd with majesty,
An empire over ev'ry heart she gains;
And from her awful pow'r none would be free,
She with such sweetness and such justice reigns.

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Researcher for this text: Ted Perry

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 4
Word count: 30