Triumphs for nothing, and lamenting toys, Is jollity for apes and grief for boys.
My thoughts hold mortal strife;I do detest my life,And with lamenting criesPeace to my soul to bringOft call that prince which here doth monarchise:— But he, grim-grinning King,Who caitiffs scorns, and doth the blest surprise,Late having deck'd with beauty's rose his tomb,Disdains to crop a weed, and will not come.drummond, william, of hawthornden
So, so, break off this last lamenting kiss, Which sucks two souls, and vapors both away.john donne
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