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The Whores and Bawd's Answer to the Fifteen Comforts of Whoring

and The Maids Vindication: Or, The Fifteen Comforts of Living a Single Life. Being an Answer to the Fifteen Plagues of a Maiden-Head.

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1706
Language: English
Wordcount: 7,493 / 30 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.6
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 655
Added to site: 2007.06.28
mnybks.net#: 17474
Genre: Poetry
Excerpt

br> With loose Embraces oft his Neck surround,
For Love in Debts of Nature's ever bound.

_The Eleventh Plague._

A _Maiden head_! Pish, in it's no Delight,
Nor have I Ease, but when returning Night,
With Sleep's soft gentle Spell my Senses charms,
Then Fancy some Gallant brings to my Arms:
In them I oft the lov'd Shadow seem
To grasp, and Joys, yet blush I too in Dream.
I wake, and long my Heart in Wonder lies,
To think on my late pleasing Extasies:
But when I'm waking, and don't yet possess,
In Sleep again I wish to enjoy the Bliss:
For Sleep do's no malicious Spies admit,
Yet yields a lively Semblance of Delight.
Gods! what a Scene of Joy was that! how fast
I clasp'd the Vision to my panting Breast?
With what fierce Bounds I sprung to meet the Bliss, While my wrapt Soul flew out in ev'ry Kiss!
Till breathless, faint, and softly sunk away,
I all dissolv'd in reaking Pleasures lay.

_The Twelfth Plague._

Happen what

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