Aphra Behn Quotes

Love in fantastic triumph sat, Whilst bleeding hearts around him flowed,
Aphra Behn (1640-1689), British poet, adventurer. Abdelazer (l. 1-2). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (New ed., rev. and enl., 1939) Oxford University Press.
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But 'twas from mine, he took desire, Enough to undo the amorous world.
Aphra Behn (1640-1689), British poet, adventurer. Abdelazer (l. 1-2). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (New ed., rev. and enl., 1939) Oxford University Press.
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Love ceases to be a pleasure, when it ceases to be a secret.
Aphra Behn (1640-1689), British playwright, poet. repr. In The Works of Aphra Behn, vol. 6, ed. M. Summers (1915). "Four O'Clock. General Conversation," The Lover's Watch (1686).
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All I ask, is the privilege for my masculine part, the poet in me.... If I must not, because of my sex, have this freedom ... I lay down my quill and you shall hear no more of me.
Aphra Behn (1640-1689), British playwright, poet. repr. In The Works of Aphra Behn, vol. 2, ed. M. Summers (1915). The Lucky Chance, preface (1686).
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