Good Lord! How hard it was to stick to world's raid For I was wonderfully pleased enjoying truth overlaid which hath been seldom thought entirely unregressed If I desire, far-off disgrace, it'd rather be suppressed   Away and away from all whimsical caprice Dispell'd my vain pursuits, ere it comes at peace All this, [...]

Very verses for Tess’s virtue

In esteem for Tess of the D'urbervilles, a pure woman faithfully presented by Thomas Hardy. The flickering flame entombed to sky along with ancestry fallen and forgotten But claim for kinship overbrimmed- like enough  the durberfields sought a degree of enlightenment Ergo, set out the gentle damsel not ware of awaiting venery Paynim at heart, [...]