previous next

18

(120)
For then is Tarquin brought unto his bed, (121)

Intending weariness with heavy spright; (122)

For, after supper, long he questioned (123)

With modest Lucrece, and wore out the night: (124)

Now leaden slumber with life's strength doth fight;
(125)
And every one to rest themselves betake, (126)

Save thieves, and cares, and troubled minds, that wake.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: