by Anonymous / Unidentified Author

Fair Cytherea presents her doves
Language: English 
Fair Cytherea presents her doves,
Sweet Minerva singeth,
Jove gives a crown,
a garland Juno bringeth.
Fame summoned each celestial power
To bring their gifts to Oriana's bower.
Then sang the Shepherds and Nymphs of Diana:
Long live fair Oriana.


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This text was added to the website: 2018-05-12
Line count: 8
Word count: 40