by Robert Herrick (1591 - 1674)

Whenas in silks my Julia goes
Language: English 
Whenas in silks my Julia goes,
Then, then (methinks) [how]1 sweetly flows
That liquefaction of her clothes. 

Next, when I cast mine eyes, and see
That brave vibration each way free,
O how that glittering taketh me!

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